Rudolph's Christmas Sugar Cookies

Total Time
42mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins

Adorable little Rudolph-faced cookies that are sure to be a hit with the kids! From Southern Living 2007....

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 1/2 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 36 pretzel twists
  • 36 miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 18 red cinnamon candies

Directions

  1. Freeze dough 15 minutes.
  2. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut dough with a 3 inch round cutter, and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Using thumb and forefinger, pinch opposite sides of each slice about 2/3 of the way down to shape face.
  3. Break curved sides away from center of each pretzel twist to form antlers. Press bottom of 1 set of antlers on each side at top of each reindeer face.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees according to package directions or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; press in 2 chocolate mini morsels for eyes and 1 red cinnamon candy for nose. Let cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Remove to wire racks, let cool 2o minutes more or until completely cool.
Most Helpful

I never saw the SL article, but I've made similiar cookies like this since I was in Jr. High. I always used peanut butter cookies with the mini pretzels, chocolate chip eyes and m&m nose.