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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:
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
  • Christmas cards account for 60% of all card sales. A distant second is Valentine's Day at 25%.
  • In the Kwanzaa ritual, seven candles called Mishumaa Saba are placed in a Kinara, or candleholder.
  • The traditional flaming Christmas pudding dates back to 1670 in England.
  • Coca Cola was the first beverage company to use Santa for a winter promotion.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • In Roman times, holiday gift giving was popular during Saturnalia, a winter solstice celebration.
  • 1700s Europeans baked fruitcakes at the end of the harvest, then ate them at the beginning of the next year's harvest for good luck.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.