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Traditional Sugar Cookies
A soft, velvet-like cookie. Just the right amount of sweetness and chewiness. This versatile cookie is perfect for decorating, and the recipe is an easy base cookie for many fabulous recipes as well.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • During the Christmas/Hanukkah season, more than 1.76 billion candy canes will be made.
  • An average household in America will mail out 28 Christmas cards each year and receive 28 in return
  • Kwanzaa is celebrated fom December 26 to January 1 and involves seven principles called Nguzo Saba
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas Eve celebrations in many Italian households. It holds a wrapped present.
  • In 1948, the most popular Christmas Toy in the U.S. was the Scrabble board game.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.