Children didn't just have fun with the Obamas. They also took home a variety of treats including:
- A box of White House Hershey Kisses
- A White House Halloween cookie
- A box of White House M&Ms
- Fruit bars
- Kettle Corn
- Bo and Sunny (the First Family's dogs) baseball cards
Here is the official White House Halloween cookie recipe:
The White House Halloween Cookie Recipe
1 lb Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla
2 lbs Butter Sugar 1 tsp Salt
3 Eggs Sugar 3 lbs All Purpose Flour
Mix the butter and sugar till soft and well beaten. Then add eggs, vanilla, salt and half the flour. Beat on slow speed till mixed, then add the rest of the flour and mix until incorporated.
Push flat onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate overnight. Roll out to one quarter inch thick and cut out cookie shapes with cookie cutter.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 14 minutes and allow to cool.