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Easy Christmas Crinkle Cookies

Easy Christmas Crinkle Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 44
Add a pop of color to your holiday platter with red and green crinkles that are made in a flash thanks to Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough. They’re perfect for when you need an impressive-looking cookie, stat!
Updated September 21, 2020

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon green gel food color
  • 1/2 teaspoon red gel food color
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Divide dough in half. Crumble half of dough in each of 2 small bowls. In one bowl, stir or knead dough, 2 tablespoons of the flour and the green food color until well mixed. Stir or knead remaining 2 tablespoons flour and the red food color into remaining half of dough until well mixed. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.)
  • 3
    Shape into 44 (1-inch) balls. In small bowl, place 1/4 cup of the powdered sugar. Roll each ball in powdered sugar (discard any remaining powdered sugar). Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4
    Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until tops are cracked and edges are set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. In small bowl, place 1/3 cup powdered sugar; dip top of each cookie into powdered sugar. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in covered container at room temperature.

  • Get the kids to help make these colorful cookies. They’ll love mixing and shaping the cookies into balls.
  • Freeze these cookies in airtight container up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
15
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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