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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:
  • Mark Carr of New York started first Christmas tree retail lot in the United States, in 1851.
  • In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat made of straw.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to the nation was first televised on December 25, 1957.
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
  • The Post Office expects to deliver 20 Billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
  • Christmas trees take from 6 to 14 years to mature for harvest.
  • In the Ukraine, if you find a spider web in the house on Christmas morning, it is believed to be good luck!
  • An average household in America will mail out 28 Christmas cards each year and receive 28 in return
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.