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Date Nut Cookies
This is a substantial cookie, chock full of goodness. A treat at any time of year, these cookies have the perfect chewy texture.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • 54 % of holiday cards use the text "Merry Christmas", 12% use "Season's Greetings", and 21% say "Happy Holidays"
  • The day after Christmas, December 26, is known as Boxing Day. It is also the holy day called The Feast of St. Stephen.
  • Holly berries are poisonous.
  • In New York, it's not officially Christmastime until the tree is lit at Rockefeller Center. The first tree appeared in 1931.
  • Sugar Plums are chocolate candies that are filled with fruit preservatives or other sweet cream fillings.
  • Lauscha, a Germany company, started producing glass bead garlands for Christmas Trees in the 1850s.
  • 54 % of holiday cards use the text "Merry Christmas", 12% use "Season's Greetings", and 21% say "Happy Holidays"
  • In 1948, the most popular Christmas Toy in the U.S. was the Scrabble board game.
  • The White House will have 780 feet of garland, 27 Christmas trees, 232 wreaths and 412 poinsettias.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.