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French Butter Cream Cookies
A great buttery taste makes this the perfect cookie for snack time with a cup of your favorite holiday coffee. Quick, easy and delicious! This versatile alternative to sugar cookies can also be used as a base for other cookie varieties.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • After "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens wrote one Christmas story each year, but none more successful.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • Electric lights for trees were first used in the White House in 1895.
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas", you would receive 364 presents.
  • After "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens wrote one Christmas story each year, but none more successful.
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • In the Kwanzaa ritual, seven candles called Mishumaa Saba are placed in a Kinara, or candleholder.
  • Kwanzaa is celebrated fom December 26 to January 1 and involves seven principles called Nguzo Saba
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.