Peanut Butter Reindeer

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by alijen

Cute idea for the holidays! Little peanut butter reindeer with antlers and M&Ms for the eyes/nose. Haven't tried this yet (saw the finished result in a picture), but I certainly will- just wanted to get the recipe down. From CDkitchen.

Top Review by chefpam

I've made these before and like NightOwl was saying used the ready made peanut butter cookie roll. I pinched one end of the circle of dough and added the pretzels. I add the chips and I use red M & M's for the nose, but don't add those until after they come out of the oven. But add them immediately. They are a big hit with teachers and friends!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat margarine, peanut butter, sugars, and egg thoroughly.
  3. Mix all dry ingredients (except pretzels and M&Ms) together and blend into margarine mixture.
  4. Roll dough into 24 large balls approximately 1 and 1/4" in diameter, and 24 smaller balls approximately 1" (a little less) in diameter.
  5. Position one small ball under one large ball on a cookie sheet, then lightly press down and together to form shape of reindeer.
  6. Press 2 pretzels into the top ball for antlers; add candy pieces for nose and eyes.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove and let cool.
  9. Ideas: Red nose for Rudolph, brown for everyone else, and arrange in front of toy sled for edible centerpiece on kids' table.

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