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Happy Reindeer

You don't need Christmas magic to make these appealing cookies. All it takes is 15 minutes and 5 ingredients!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
24
miniature candy-coated semisweet chocolate baking bits
1
package (12 oz) chocolate-covered marshmallow pinwheel cookies (12 cookies)
12
small gumdrops
24
pretzel twists

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spread frosting on 1 side of each baking bit; attach 2 to top of each cookie for eyes.
  • 2 Spread frosting on wide end of each gumdrop; attach at hole of each cookie for nose.
  • 3 Break pretzels to look like antlers (see photo). Insert 2 pretzel pieces in top of each cookie for antlers.
  • 1 Spread frosting on 1 side of each baking bit; attach 2 to top of each cookie for eyes.
  • 2 Spread frosting on wide end of each gumdrop; attach at hole of each cookie for nose.
  • 3 Break pretzels to look like antlers (see photo). Insert 2 pretzel pieces in top of each cookie for antlers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This is a fun family project. Have all the ingredients set out before you begin.

Feel free to branch out and use all sorts of candies to create fun faces for these happy reindeer.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.