Frosted Gingerbread Mitten Cookies

Looking for a cute holiday dessert using Pillsbury® gingerbread cookies? Then check out this great mitten-shaped cookie.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
roll (30 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated gingerbread cookies
2 1/2
cups fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting (from two 12-oz containers)
1/2
to 1 teaspoon red paste icing color or 3 teaspoons red liquid food color
2
tablespoons white candy sprinkles
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough in half. Work with 1 half of cookie dough at a time; refrigerate remaining dough until ready to use.
  • 2 Cut 1 half of dough into 12 slices. For each cookie, cut off one-third of 1 slice of dough. Place larger piece of dough lengthwise on ungreased cookie sheet. Place smaller piece of dough slightly at an angle next to larger piece, pressing dough into 4-inch mitten shape. Place cookies 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown and set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, place 2 cups of the frosting. Stir in red icing color until well blended. Frost mittens with red frosting.
  • 5 Place remaining 1/2 cup frosting in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut 1/8-inch hole in bottom corner of bag. Pipe white frosting at bottom of each mitten. Sprinkle each with 1/4 teaspoon candy sprinkles. Let stand until frosting is set, about 30 minutes. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 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; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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