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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:
  • "White Christmas" (1954), starring Bing Crosby, was the first movie to be made in Vista Vision, a deep-focus process.
  • Kwanzaa is celebrated fom December 26 to January 1 and involves seven principles called Nguzo Saba
  • In Roman times, holiday gift giving was popular during Saturnalia, a winter solstice celebration.
  • In Japan, Santa is called "Santa no ojisan," which means "Uncle Santa."
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • Mattel sells two Barbie dolls per second, and 90 percent of American girls have had at least one Barbie doll.
  • "White Christmas" (1954), starring Bing Crosby, was the first movie to be made in Vista Vision, a deep-focus process.
  • In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat made of straw.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • The2009 Gingerbread White House is 56 x 29 inches and made with 250 lbs of chocolate and 140 lbs of gingerbread.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.