Christmas cookies are a traditional Christmas favorite in the UK. They were first made in 1845-1850 for about a candy maker named Tom Smith of London. He had seen the French ‘bon bon’ (sweet almond wrapped in pretty paper). He returned to London and tried selling candy as England and also included a small slogan or riddle with the sweet. But they do not sell very well,History of Christmas Crackers.
But one night while sitting in front of his fireplace, which was very interested sparks and cracks coming from the fire. Suddenly, he thought what a fun idea would be, if your candy and toys could be opened with a creak when their luxury wraps were pulled in half.
Cookies were originally called “Cossacks’ and it is believed that the name of the soldiers of” Cossacks “who had a reputation for riding horses and firing their guns in the air!
When Tom died, his cookie business expansion took care of their three children, Tom, Walter and Henry. Walter introduced hats biscuits and he also traveled the world in search of new ideas for gifts to put on crackers.
The company built a wide range of ‘breaks’ cookies. He had to singles (men and women), where the gifts were things like false teeth and wedding rings! There were also cookies for suffragettes (women who campaigned for women’s suffrage), war heroes and even Charlie Chaplain! Cookies are also made for special occasions like coronations. The British royal family still has special cookies made for them today!
Very expensive biscuits were made as the ‘millionaires cookies “, which contained a box of solid silver with a piece of gold and silver jewelry inside!
Cracker manufacturers also made large screens, such as cars and horse-drawn sleighs, for large stores in London.
Christmas cookies that are used today are short cardboard tubes wrapped in colorful paper. Normally there is a Cracker beside each dish on the table for Christmas dinner. When the cookies are strip – with a bang! – A colorful party hat, a toy or gift and a festive joke falls! Party hats and crowns seem to symbolize the crown believes that could have been used by the Magi, History of Christmas Crackers.
Cookies are famous for their very bad jokes! Here are some bad jokes themed Christmas Cracker!
63.1m The world’s longest Christmas cracker measured (207ft) long and 4 meters (13 feet) in diameter and was made by the parents of children in the Hill School and Pre-School, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK Law 20 December 2001. Now that would be a big bang!