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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:
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
  • Six of the trees on display in the White House are live trees that will be planted after the holidays.
  • In 1948, the Marine Corps adopted the Toys for Tots program and extended it across the nation.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
  • In the Kwanzaa ritual, seven candles called Mishumaa Saba are placed in a Kinara, or candleholder.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
  • Oregon produces the most real Christmas trees at over 8.6 million.
  • The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas Eve celebrations in many Italian households. It holds a wrapped present.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
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