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Easy Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 24

Looking for an easy Christmas dessert kids can help with? Let them decorate these peanut butter reindeer cookies made using Betty Crocker® cookie mix. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
72
semisweet chocolate chips (about 3 tablespoons)
12
star-shaped Christmas pretzels or pretzel sticks

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheet). In medium bowl, mix cookies as directed on package, using oil, water and egg.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart. Dip bottom of drinking glass in sugar; press each ball until about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3
    Pinch bottom edge of each cookie to form a longer point. At point of each cookie, place 1 chocolate chip for nose; press down slightly. Place 2 chocolate chips on each cookie for eyes; press down slightly. With small sharp knife, cut star points from Christmas pretzels to form 48 small V-shaped pretzels (if using pretzel sticks, cut into quarters). Press 2 pretzel pieces into top of each cookie for antlers.
  • 4
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

  • These are easy cookies for kids to help with. Let them each create their own herd of reindeer.
  • You can use small candies instead of chocolate chips to decorate the cookies. Do a test bake to see if they hold up to baking temperature. If not, just attach them to the baked cookies with a little melted chocolate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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