Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 1 hour


32 cookies

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
We dreamed up this combination for a yummy treat to take into school before our Thanksgiving break. Everyone loved them! —Megan and Mitchell Vogel, Jefferson, Wisconsin
Pilgrim Hat Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • 7 drops yellow food coloring
  • 32 miniature peanut butter cups
  • 32 fudge-striped cookies
  • 32 pieces orange bubblegum bits


  1. In a small shallow bowl, combine frosting and food coloring. Remove paper liners from peanut butter cups.
  2. Holding the bottom of a peanut butter cup, dip top of cup in yellow frosting. Position over center hole on the bottom of cookie, forming the hatband and crown. Add a buckle of one orange bubblegum bit. Repeat with remaining cups and cookies.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 130 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.