The holiday season is almost upon us, and we can practically smell the aroma of fresh-baked cookies in the air. Beyond being a delicious holiday treat, Christmas cookies are part of many family traditions, and have a long standing history. Lake Printing, your local Midwest printing company understand how cookies bring a since of home and offer many products to give to your employees, clients, friends, and family for you to show them how much you care. Lets take a stroll down the history of Christmas cookies.


Icing or frosting, is there really a difference? Icing started in the 1600s with a mixture of sugar and egg whites that topped a cake once cooled, it looked just like ice. Where it got its name of icing. In recent times, the rich & creamy buttercream has become popular with its delicious taste and thicker texture for decorating. If you dare, you can tackle fondant to give your Christmas cookies a little something extra. And with so many food coloring variations to choose from today, your options are endless. And we haven’t even mentioned the countless options for SPRINKLES!


Holidays brings many wonderful things; a family favorite is cookies! Making cookies as a family is a great way for everyone to come together over a fun activity during the cold months at Lake of the Ozarks. It is also a tradition for many families or a fantastic tradition to start. Many people even do cookie exchanges to get a variety but only having to bake one type. Whoever came up with that idea must have had a serious sweet tooth. Gingerbread, sugar cookies and recipes handed down for generations, lets be honest, all cookies are good cookies!


“Leaving cookies and milk for Santa—and perhaps a few carrots for his reindeer—took off as an American holiday tradition in the 1930s, during the Great Depression. In that time of great economic hardship, many parents tried to teach their children that it was important to give to others and to show gratitude for the gifts they were lucky enough to receive on Christmas. Some 80 years later, many children still set out cookies and milk for Santa, whether out of the goodness of their hearts or (in less wholesome cases) as a bribe to receive more gifts from the jolly bearded man in the red suit.”

Lake Printing believes in traditions and offer not only an array of cookie options in our promotional catalog, but many other products that fit your specific traditions. Remember, products like the ones above are not only for customers or clients, but are a great gift for family and friends afar. Or even care packages to our troops overseas. Any of our knowledge staff can help you find the perfect product for you!

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