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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:
  • Gift giving as we know it today is derived from St. Nicholas, a bishop who was known for giving children presents.
  • There are more classic movies, productions, and songs played during Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • In 1948, the most popular Christmas Toy in the U.S. was the Scrabble board game.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • Since 1933, the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular has been a mainstay for the holidays in New York City.
  • Hallmark introduced its first Christmas cards in 1915, five years after the founding of the company.
  • In Roman times, holiday gift giving was popular during Saturnalia, a winter solstice celebration.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • The traditional flaming Christmas pudding dates back to 1670 in England.
  • The traditional flaming Christmas pudding dates back to 1670 in England.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.