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Chocolate Reindeer Recipe

 

  • Prep: 40 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Yield: 48 Servings

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups Imperial Sugar® / Dixie Crystals® Granulated Sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 96 miniature pretzels
  • 96 M&M’s miniature baking bits
  • 48 small red gumdrops

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Divide dough into eight portions; cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 6-in. circle; cut into six wedges. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press in pretzels for antlers, baking bits for eyes and a gumdrop for the nose.
  • Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until set. Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts1 cookie equals 119 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

 

http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Chocolate-Reindeer-2?keycode=ZFB11COOKIE

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One response

  1. How cute!

    December 2, 2012 at 1:44 am

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