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Oatmeal Spice Drops
These cookies stir up memories of holidays past, a cozy kitchen and a generous glass of milk. A good cookie for bake sales and office parties.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • "White Christmas" (1954), starring Bing Crosby, was the first movie to be made in Vista Vision, a deep-focus process.
  • "Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • Lauscha, a Germany company, started producing glass bead garlands for Christmas Trees in the 1850s.
  • Six of the trees on display in the White House are live trees that will be planted after the holidays.
  • Six of the trees on display in the White House are live trees that will be planted after the holidays.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.