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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:
  • 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.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.