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Strawberry Cookies
Fresh, chopped strawberries add a summer note to these easy drop cookies. The recipe makes a big batch, so it's perfect for company during the holidays.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • The Post Office expects to deliver 20 Billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
  • In Japan, Santa is called "Santa no ojisan," which means "Uncle Santa."
  • Kwanzaa is celebrated fom December 26 to January 1 and involves seven principles called Nguzo Saba
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
  • The world's first singing Christmas commercial aired on the radio on Christmas Eve, 1926 for Wheaties cereal.
  • After "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens wrote one Christmas story each year, but none more successful.
  • "Wassail" comes from the Old Norse "ves heill"--to be of good health.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.