Holiday Reindeer Cookies Recipe
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Holiday Reindeer Cookies Recipe

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Gather 'round the tree on Christmas Eve and feast on these adorable reindeer cookies. If you listen closely, you might heard reindeer hoofs on the roof! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Featured In: Reindeer Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + standing
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + standing
MAKES: 32 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds dark chocolate candy coating, chopped
  • 1 package (16 ounces) Nutter Butter cookies
  • 32 miniature marshmallows, cut in half crosswise
  • Decorating icing
  • 32 M&M's or Red Hot candies
  • 64 miniature pretzels

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 182 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip one cookie in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
  2. Attach two marshmallow halves onto cookie for eyes; add decorating icing for pupils and a mouth. Add an M&M or Red Hot for nose. Attach pretzels or pretzel pieces for antlers. Repeat. Let stand until set. Yield: 32 cookies.
Originally published as Holiday Reindeer Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2012, p164

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