Chocolate Chip Tree Cookies (cookie dough tub)

Add these beautiful Christmas tree shaped cookies made using Pillsbury® chocolate chip cookies to your dessert table.

  • prep time 1 hr 5 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 20

Ingredients

2
cups Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies (from 5-lb 4-oz container)
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough.
  • 2 Shape half of dough into 1-inch balls. With floured fingers, roll each ball into 10-inch rope, about 1/4 inch wide. Break off small piece from each rope for tree trunk. Carefully place ropes on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 With each rope, starting at top, twist rope back and forth into tree shape, gradually making larger at bottom (rows of dough should touch). If rope breaks, press dough together. Place small piece at bottom of each tree for trunk. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 4 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5 Drizzle each cookie with melted chocolate chips; place baking bits on top of drizzled chocolate to look like ornaments or lights.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Large Cookie (undecorated)
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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