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Pistachio Pudding Cookies
So easy - and delicious too! Everybody who tastes these cookies will be asking you for the recipe.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • In 1937, the first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • Since 1933, the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular has been a mainstay for the holidays in New York City.
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • The American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Klaas.
  • Electric lights for trees were first used in the White House in 1895.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
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