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Christmas Cookies:

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Top 5 Christmas Cookies & Recipes:

-Peanut Butter Cookies were invented in the 1910’s. They are a flat crunchy cookie made with peanut butter as the main ingredient.

-Recipe: https://preppykitchen.com/peanut-butter-cookies-recipe/

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-Gingerbread cookies came from Greece in 2400 BC. It is often baked to taste sweet and contains ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, molasses, honey and brown sugar. This cookie is rolled out to take the shape of a variety of molds, although during Christmas time they take the shape of a little man and if decorated with icing and candy.

-Recipe: https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/gingerbread-cookies/

-Chocolate chip cookies were invented in 1938. They are a sweet baked treat that is recognized by its butter flavor and the inclusion of chocolate chips.

-Recipe: https://joyfoodsunshine.com/the-most-amazing-chocolate-chip-cookies/

-Sugar cookies were created in the mid 1700s in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. They can be described as a sweet and tender cookie with wonderfully crisp edges.

-Recipe: https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/christmas-sugar-cookies/

-Snickerdoodle cookies were invented towards the end of the 19th century. They are a type of cookie made from butter or oil, sugar, salt, and flour, and covered in sugar and cinnamon.

-Recipe: https://www.modernhoney.com/the-best-snickerdoodle-cookie-recipe/

Information links:

Peanut butter cookies-

https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/06/national-peanut-butter-cookie-day
– https://handletheheat.com/peanut-butter-cookies/

Ginger bread cookies-

https://carmelmountainpreschool.com/the-gingerbread-cookie-the-sweet-history-of-a-holiday-favorite/#:~:text=Today%2C%20the%20gingerbread%20cookie%20is,into%20a%20thin%20crispy%20cookie.

https://www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/history-gingerbread/#:~:text=According%20to%20Rhonda%20Massingham%20Hart’s,their%20own%20version%20of%20gingerbread.

Chocolate chip cookies-

https://www.sugar.org/blog/the-history-of-the-chocolate-chip-cookie/#:~:text=The%20original%20recipe%20was%20created,intended%20to%20accompany%20ice%20cream.

https://www.sugar.org/blog/the-history-of-the-chocolate-chip-cookie/

Sugar cookies-

https://milkandhoneythebakery.com/history-behind-sugar-cookies/#:~:text=The%20first%20real%20sugar%20cookie,creation%20of%20today’s%20modern%20cookie.

https://www.joyofbaking.com/SugarCookies.html#:~:text=Sugar%20Cookies%20are%20a%20sweet,or%20frosted%20with%20royal%20icing

Snickerdoodle cookies-

https://www.marthastewart.com/7839907/snickerdoodle-cookie-explained

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snickerdoodle#:~:text=Snickerdoodles%20are%20characterized%20by%20a,depending%20on%20the%20ingredients%20used.&text=Snickerdoodles%20are%20often%20referred%20to,of%20white%20sugar%20and%20cinnamon.