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Holiday M&M Cookies (Plain & Peanut Varieties)
What is the holiday season without traditional M&M cookies? They have wonderfully crisp edges and soft and chewy centers. Break out the Hot Cocoa!
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • "Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion.
  • 1700s Europeans baked fruitcakes at the end of the harvest, then ate them at the beginning of the next year's harvest for good luck.
  • The first person to bring a Christmas tree into a house may have been the 16th century German preacher, Martin Luther.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • Twenty-two million turkeys are consumed each year at Christmas, compared to 45 million at Thanksgiving.
  • 85% of people in the United States mail holiday cards each year.
  • "It's a Wonderful Life" appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • In New York, it's not officially Christmastime until the tree is lit at Rockefeller Center. The first tree appeared in 1931.
  • There are more classic movies, productions, and songs played during Christmas than any other time of the year.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.