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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:
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.
  • In 1947, Toys for Tots organized its first Christmas toy drive for needy youngsters.
  • 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.
  • There are more classic movies, productions, and songs played during Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • In Japan, Santa is called "Santa no ojisan," which means "Uncle Santa."
  • Electric lights for trees were first used in the White House in 1895.
  • Electric lights for trees were first used in the White House in 1895.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.