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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:
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • Over 100,000 people are employed in the Christmas tree industry.
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
  • Over 1.76 billion candy canes are produced during Christmas.
  • Sugar Plums are chocolate candies that are filled with fruit preservatives or other sweet cream fillings.
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.