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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:
  • In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night."
  • The American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Klaas.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • Lauscha, a Germany company, started producing glass bead garlands for Christmas Trees in the 1850s.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • Over 73 million new Christmas trees will be planted this year.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.