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It's hands on for Maria Jennosa, 54, who makes holiday cookies such as snowballs, chocolate chip peanut butter cookies, rugelach, and linzer tarts with Vanessa Batista, 24, her future daughter-in-law, in the kitchen of her Hauppauge home for an upcoming annual cookie swap party. Jennosa has been a member of a holiday cookie exchange since 1996. (Nov. 30. 2013)(Credit: Heather Walsh)

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Holiday Cookie Swap

A holiday cookie exchange is a real treat among friends and family. The cookie exchange is a hands-on experience that several Long Islanders participate in yearly.