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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:
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • The2009 Gingerbread White House is 56 x 29 inches and made with 250 lbs of chocolate and 140 lbs of gingerbread.
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • 21% of US households have a real Christmas tree, 48% have an artificial tree and 32% do not have a Christmas tree.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.