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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 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • For every real Christmas tree harvested, 2 to 3 seedlings are planted in its place.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas", you would receive 364 presents.
  • Since 1933, the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular has been a mainstay for the holidays in New York City.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.