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“I got this off an email from Pillsbury this year. I'm posting them as stated in the email. I did change things by forming the cookies by hand, instead of the triangle thing. and I used mini chocolate chips, the regular sized looked too big for the size of my cookies. I couldn't find gumdrops anywhere, imagine that, so i used m&m's. A little time consuming with the hand forming, but I would do them again. Watch the cookies closely, they over cook easy. I'm sure you could use your own sugar cookie dough also.”
READY IN:
31mins
SERVES:
32
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 1/2 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 14 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • 64 small pretzel twists
  • 64 semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1/4 cup)
  • 16 gumdrops, cut in half

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, break up cookie dough, and work flour into dough until well blended.
  3. Shape dough into triangle-shaped log. (If dough is too soft, place in freezer for 30 minutes).
  4. With a thin sharp knife, cut dough into 32 (1/4 inch) triangular slices.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 7-11 minutes or until set.
  7. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet, the move from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Frost cookies with frosting.
  10. Place 2 pretzel twists at the top , near the corners for antlers.
  11. Lightly press 2 chocolate chips ino each cookie for eyes and 1 halved gum drop for the nose.
  12. Store inbetwwen sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container.

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