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Here's another holiday staple with Germanic origins. The idea of making gingerbread cookies shaped like humans seems to have originated with a housing boom (of the gingerbread variety, of course) when bakers would cut out little humanoid cookies to stand in front of elaborate gingerbread houses. In the 16th century, Elizabeth I of England also served gingerbread cookies in the likeness of her honored guests.

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