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Chocolate Chip Cookies
With a classic chewy center, this cookie is a treat no matter what the age or occasion. Simply perfect for a cold wintry day.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • Lauscha, a Germany company, started producing glass bead garlands for Christmas Trees in the 1850s.
  • The Nutcracker (Ballet) was adapted from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, by German writer E.T.A. Hoffman.
  • Christmas trees take from 6 to 14 years to mature for harvest.
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • The traditional flaming Christmas pudding dates back to 1670 in England.
  • "It's a Wonderful Life" appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie.
  • Hallmark introduced its first Christmas cards in 1915, five years after the founding of the company.
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry (1949) sold 2 million copies of the song in it's first year.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.