Chocolate Reindeer Cookies

chocolate reindeer cookies from six sisters' stuff

Christmas is upon us, and Santa is packing his sleigh! I am in love with Christmas baking and cookies for neighbors and Santa. I found these on Pinterest and just had to make them because they are adorable! These cookies are fail proof, and your kids can even help you decorate them. Merry Christmas!

Serves: 24

Chocolate Reindeer Cookies

20 minPrep Time

7 minCook Time

27 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Devils Food cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 small container chocolate frosting
  • 1 bag holiday colored M&M's
  • about 24 mini vanilla wafer
  • about 48 pretzel twists
  • about 48 edible eyes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs and shortening until well combined. The dough will be pretty thick.
  3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, making sure they are all similar in size.
  4. Place dough onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  5. Immediately transfer cookies to a cooking rack.
  6. Frost the cookie with chocolate frosting.
  7. Place on the vanilla wafer for the reindeer snout.
  8. Stick the M&M nose on the wafer with a small dab of chocolate frosting.
  9. Place the pretzels on for the antlers.
  10. And then place the edible eyes on just above the wafer cookie.
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http://www.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/2015/12/chocolate-reindeer-cookies/

Adapted from: Your Cup of Cake

Looking for other Christmas desserts?
Here are a few of our favorite:
Cherry Bing Bars
Chocolate Cherries
Eggnog Eclair Cake
Grandma’s Thumbprint Cookies
Santa Sugar Cookies

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