Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

On the occasion of Christmas treat your family with these reindeer shaped peanut butter cookies - a tasty dessert.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
egg
1 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
96
small round pretzel twists
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips (96 chips)
1
tablespoon candies (48 candies)

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 350°F). In large bowl, beat peanut butter, butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in flour and baking powder.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape 1-inch ball of dough into triangle shape about 1 1/2 inches long. On ungreased cookie sheet, place 2 pretzel twists about 1 inch apart to look like antlers; press top of dough triangle gently into pretzels. Repeat with remaining dough and pretzels.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Immediately press 2 chocolate chips for eyes and 1 cinnamon candy for nose onto each cookie. Let stand 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

A plateful of Rudolphs on a cheery red plate makes a welcome gift from the kids.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.