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Frosted Reindeer Cookies


Just shape the cookie dough into a triangular log, and slice for fun reindeer cookies ready in a flash.


  • 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • 64 small pretzel twists
  • 64 semisweet chocolate chips, about 1/4 cup
  • 16 gumdrops, cut in half


In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape into triangle-shaped log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. With thin sharp knife, cut dough into 32 (1/4-inch) triangular slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart.

Bake 7 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

Frost cookies with frosting. Place 2 pretzel twists on each triangle near corners for antlers. Lightly press 2 chocolate chips into each cookie for eyes and 1 halved gumdrop for nose. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container.