Other Treats
Chocolate Chip Quick Bread
This quick bread is perfect to serve with a hot cup of cocoa when friends drop by to visit.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • LED Christmas lights feature long lifetimes, low cost to operate and associated low maintenance.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center has more than 25,000 lights but no other ornaments except for the star on top.
  • "Wassail" comes from the Old Norse "ves heill"--to be of good health.
  • The2009 Gingerbread White House is 56 x 29 inches and made with 250 lbs of chocolate and 140 lbs of gingerbread.
  • 1700s Europeans baked fruitcakes at the end of the harvest, then ate them at the beginning of the next year's harvest for good luck.
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • In the Ukraine, if you find a spider web in the house on Christmas morning, it is believed to be good luck!
  • Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.
  • Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.