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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:
  • 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.
  • In Roman times, holiday gift giving was popular during Saturnalia, a winter solstice celebration.
  • Approximately 33% of the holiday cards purchased each year contain a religious message.
  • Two years before directing a "A Christmas Story," Bob Clark had a hit with "Porky's."
  • In 1947, Toys for Tots organized its first Christmas toy drive for needy youngsters.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • The first person to bring a Christmas tree into a house may have been the 16th century German preacher, Martin Luther.
  • 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.