Fun with Santa Cookies

Gather the kiddos for a w(ho-ho-ho)le lot of Christmas cookie and frosting fun!

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
Additional 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
Red food color (liquid or paste)
Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits and/or chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Cut dough into 24 (1/4-inch) slices, reshaping each into a round.On ungreased cookie sheets, place cookies 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix frosting and food color until well blended and desired red color. Decorate each cookie to look like Santa with red frosting and baking bits.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    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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