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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:
  • Two years before directing a "A Christmas Story," Bob Clark had a hit with "Porky's."
  • Over 1.76 billion candy canes are produced during Christmas.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry (1949) sold 2 million copies of the song in it's first year.
  • Holly berries are poisonous.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • There are over 10,000 cut-your-own farms for Christmas trees in the United States.
  • Christmas cards account for 60% of all card sales. A distant second is Valentine's Day at 25%.
  • In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat made of straw.
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.