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Molasses Cookies
A year-round favorite. These dark and flavorful cookies have a nice combination of dark brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon and molasses - making for a deep and rich cookie experience.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • "White Christmas" (1954), starring Bing Crosby, was the first movie to be made in Vista Vision, a deep-focus process.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • 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 American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Klaas.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • Mattel sells two Barbie dolls per second, and 90 percent of American girls have had at least one Barbie doll.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
  • The2009 Gingerbread White House is 56 x 29 inches and made with 250 lbs of chocolate and 140 lbs of gingerbread.
  • In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.