Other Treats
Banana Bread
Everyone's favorite quick bread. Who can resist the delicious smell of banana bread baking in the oven? Velvety, moist texture and perfect taste.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • "Wassail" comes from the Old Norse "ves heill"--to be of good health.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • An average household in America will mail out 28 Christmas cards each year and receive 28 in return
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • "Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • Holly berries are poisonous.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.