Santa Bell Cookies

These Santa faced, bell shaped Betty Crocker® Sugar cookies are decorated with coconut, icing, red sparkling sugar and candies - the perfect Christmas dessert for a timeless treat.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ Sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
egg
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing white icing
1/2
cup flaked coconut
2
tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing red icing (from 7-oz pouch)
2
tablespoons coarse red sparkling sugar
24
brown candy-coated milk chocolate candies
12
red cinnamon candies

  • 1 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, flour, egg and almond extract until soft dough forms. Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Unwrap dough; on floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 4 3/4-inch bell-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheets, place cutouts 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 For each cookie, spread or pipe white icing onto bottom of bell for beard and mustache and onto top of bell for hat pom-pom; sprinkle with coconut. Pipe red icing under pom-pom for hat; sprinkle with red sugar. Use white icing to attach milk chocolate candies for eyes and cinnamon candies for nose. Use red icing for mouth and white icing for eyebrows. Let stand until set.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.