Elf Hat Cookies

Santa would surely appreciate a plate of these left out for him! No mixing required, and the kids can help decorate.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
can (16 oz) creamy white ready-to-spread frosting
1/2
teaspoon red food color
1/2
teaspoon green food color
1/3
cup coconut, if desired
Miniature marshmallows and/or small gumdrops
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough in half lengthwise to make 2 long pieces; refrigerate one half until ready to use. On floured surface, roll half of dough into 8x5 1/2-inch rectangle (use edge of ruler to make sides straight).
  • 2 With sharp knife, cut dough rectangle crosswise into 4 (5 1/2x2-inch) rectangles (see diagram). Cut each small rectangle diagonally into 2 triangles; place triangles 2 inches apart on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bend tops of triangles as desired to resemble stocking caps.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 4 Divide frosting into 3 small bowls. Leaving 1 portion white, stir red and green food color into remaining portions. Frost each cookie with about 1 tablespoon red or green frosting. Frost about 1 inch of short side of each triangle with about 1 1/2 teaspoons white frosting for hat brim. Sprinkle brims with coconut. Place marshmallows on ends of hats for tassels. Let stand until set before storing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    31g
    31%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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