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Discover the Christmas custom, story, myth and legend associated with the Christmas Cookies. This festive tradition and Christmas custom, with its familiar symbol and meaning, has evolved over time. But what is the history, meaning and origin of the Christmas Cookies? This article provides facts and information about the history of the Xmas Cookies as a familiar symbol, tradition and Christmas custom.  

The Christmas Custom, Origin and History of the Christmas Cookies
The tradition and custom of baking and serving Christmas Cookies is modern. Xmas cookies became a typical family tradition in the 1900's. The reason for this is that cookies can be shaped and decorated into any pattern. Edible colorings can be used to ice Xmas cookies so they make a colorful and festive snack. There are cutters available to create cookies with a festive shape. The Xmas characters of Santa Claus and his reindeers are the most popular, as are candy cane shaped cookies.

Basic Recipe for Christmas Cookies
The following basic recipe for Xmas Cookies can be easily followed and cut and decorated as required.

Recipe for Christmas Cookies

Xmas Cookie Ingredients:
cup butter
cup sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 Egg
2 cups of Flour
2 teaspoons of Baking Powder

Xmas Cookie Method and Instructions:
  1. Cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla and egg until light and fluffy
  2. Add the flour and baking powder and blend until well mixed
  3. Chill the mixture for 2 hours
  4. Roll out on a lightly floured surface until 1/8-inch thick
  5. Cut the Xmas cookies into a festive shape with a cookie cutter
  6. Place on a baking sheet
  7. Bake for 10 minutes at 375
  8. Cool before serving

Recipe for Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies
Christmas is celebrated worldwide, throughout the Christian population of approximately 2275 million people, but is also celebrated by many non-Christians as a secular, cultural festival. A Christmas custom or tradition is symbolized by a familiar symbol or icon, such as the Christmas Cookies,  have come to represent the spirit and meaning of this special time of the year.

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