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Chocolate Cookies with Peanut M&Ms
You can't beat this classic! Simple and so good! The crunchiness of the peanut M&M candies is a wonderful complement to the chewy chocolate cookies.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • The Nutcracker (Ballet) was adapted from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, by German writer E.T.A. Hoffman.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • Gift giving as we know it today is derived from St. Nicholas, a bishop who was known for giving children presents.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • Coca Cola was the first beverage company to use Santa for a winter promotion.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.