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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:
  • Over 1.76 billion candy canes are produced during Christmas.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • Over 100,000 people are employed in the Christmas tree industry.
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • Over 1.76 billion candy canes are produced during Christmas.
  • Sugar Plums are chocolate candies that are filled with fruit preservatives or other sweet cream fillings.
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.