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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:
  • The inventor of the Christmas "cracker" or bon-bon was Tom Smith who owned a sweet shop in London.
  • Christmas cards account for 60% of all card sales. A distant second is Valentine's Day at 25%.
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • Gift giving as we know it today is derived from St. Nicholas, a bishop who was known for giving children presents.
  • The U.S. is home to approximately 3,000 greeting card publishers.
  • Two years before directing a "A Christmas Story," Bob Clark had a hit with "Porky's."
  • The inventor of the Christmas "cracker" or bon-bon was Tom Smith who owned a sweet shop in London.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • Christmas trees take from 6 to 14 years to mature for harvest.
  • The first person to bring a Christmas tree into a house may have been the 16th century German preacher, Martin Luther.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.