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Anti-junk food campaigner Michelle Obama gave out Halloween candy

Trick-or-treaters visiting 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue this Halloween didn't have to worry about the First Lady Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign cutting into their collection of treats. While the White House's Halloween offerings did include an apple, they also featured Hershey Kisses, black licorice, jelly beans, a White House Sweet Dough Butter Cookie, kettle corn, and other assorted candy.

The first lady has come under fire for hypocrisy in regards to her healthy eating campaign in the past. But the real takeaway here is those delicious sounding butter cookies, which you can make using this recipe.