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Acorn Cookies Recipe

We love these adorable Acorn Cookies made from nutter butter cookies.  They were so easy to make and my kids loved helping me!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Acorn cookies, Best cookies, nutter butter, Thanksgiving dessert
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 40kcal


  • 12 Nutter butter cookies
  • 12 small pretzel sticks
  • 6 ounces chocolate candy coating
  • cup chocolate sprinkles


  • Cut the Nutter Butter cookies in half through the center point. Break the pretzel sticks in half.
  • Melt the candy coating according to package directions.
  • Dip the cut end of a cookie into the candy coating, covering only about one quarter of the cookie. Immediately sprinkle the chocolate sprinkles over the candy coating.
  • Dip the end of a pretzel stick into the candy coating and then attach it to the candy coating on the cookie, this becomes the acorn's stem.
  • Place the cookie on waxed or parchment paper. Repeat with the remaining cookies. Allow them to dry until the candy coating is firm to the touch.
  • Makes 24 cookies


Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg