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Dutch Cocoa Drop Cookies
My grandfather's favorite cookie - a chocolate lovers dream lightly topped with granulated sugar. These offer just the right amount of cocoa goodness.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat made of straw.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • In Japan, Santa is called "Santa no ojisan," which means "Uncle Santa."
  • The National Christmas Tree Association gives a Christmas tree to the President and first family every year.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.