Reindeer Cookie Ball Pops

Reindeer Cookie Ball Pops
Reindeer Cookie Ball Pops


Reindeer Cookie Ball Pops

Wow your friends and family with these festive, homemade cookie ball pops. They’re made using delicious ingredients like chocolate and pretzels and look just like Santa’s reindeer when you’re done. And, all of the ingredients that you need to make these goodies are available at your one-stop-holiday shop, Walmart.

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Recipe courtesy of Walmart


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 40 gingersnaps (about 2 1/4 cups), crushed
  • 4 packages (4 ounces each) semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/4 candy coated chocolates, such as M&M's
  • cup small pretzel twists, broken into pieces


Mix the cream cheese and cookie crumbs until well blended.

Shape the dough into 30 1-inch balls, place them in a single layer on a shallow pan, and freeze for 10 minutes.

Then, dip the cookie balls into the chocolate and place them in a single layer on a waxed paper-lined pan. Insert a lollipop stick into each cookie ball before decorating with the candy and pretzels to form reindeer.

Cookie Shopping Tip

Be sure to purchase the correct flour a recipe calls for – flours differ in gluten or protein content, making each suited for specific tasks.

Cookie Cooking Tip

Insert a toothpick into the center of cakes, bar cookies, and quick breads to test for doneness – it should come out clean or only have a few crumbs clinging to it.

Cookie Wine Pairing

Milk is more traditional with cookies than wine in the U.S., but a few cookies and a glass of sweet wine make a simple, enjoyable dessert. Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based cookies; sauternes or sweet German wines with sugar cookies; cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts; Italian vin santo with biscotti.