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Easy Reindeer Cookies

 Easy Reindeer Cookies
These cookies were easy to make using a boxed cookie mix. My son, Eric, enjoyed creating the faces with pretzels, chocolate chips and red-hots.—Gretchen Vandenberghe, Toledo, Ohio
15 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) peanut butter cookie mix
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 60 miniature pretzels
  • 60 semisweet chocolate chips
  • 30 red-hot candies

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the cookie mix, oil and egg until well
  • combined. Shape into a 7-1/2-in. roll; wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Using thumb and
  • forefinger, make a slight indentation one-third of the way down the
  • sides of each slice. Press in pretzels for antlers, chocolate chips
  • for eyes and a red-hot for the nose.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until light brown. Remove to
  • wire racks to cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: You may substitute any peanut butter cookie recipe for the cookie mix, oil and egg.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 252 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.