Cookies ...
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:
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • The American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Klaas.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • Over 73 million new Christmas trees will be planted this year.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.