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Snickerdoodles
A holiday staple since the early 1800s, Snickerdoodles are an old-fashioned plain-looking cookie that have a sugar and cinnamon coating and a sweet yet buttery flavor. These are delicious warm or at room temperature.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas Eve celebrations in many Italian households. It holds a wrapped present.
  • During the Christmas buying season, Visa Cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
  • Six of the trees on display in the White House are live trees that will be planted after the holidays.
  • The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas Eve celebrations in many Italian households. It holds a wrapped present.
  • In 1948, the most popular Christmas Toy in the U.S. was the Scrabble board game.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.