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Fun with Santa Cookies

fun with santa cookies Dessert
Fun with Santa Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 24

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

Updated December 1, 2014
Pillsbury Cookies
Make with
Pillsbury Cookies

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

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. 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.

Expert Tips

  • Paste colors can be found at baking supply stores or at craft stores with the cake decorating supplies. Since paste colors produce an intense deep color, use a small amount. Store paste colors at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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