Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe – yummy graham crackers covered in chocolate frosting, topped with salty pretzels and candy for a sweet & salty treat kids love to help make for the holidays!

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Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

These adorable reindeer cookies are a super fun cookie to make and the perfect holiday treat to take to your next Christmas party! With pretzel antlers, red m&m noses and candy eyes, they make the cutest cookie for the holidays.

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

WHAT MAKES THESE THE BEST RUDOLPH COOKIES?

  • These easy reindeer cookies only require a few ingredients from the grocery store.
  • No fancy cookie cutters or tools are needed.
  • These cute reindeer cookies are so easy to make that the kids will love them!
  • Creating Christmas reindeer cookies is perfect for getting into the holiday spirit.
Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Ingredients

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Ingredients:

Tip: homemade graham crackers work just as well as store bought ones but using premade cookies cuts out some of the work. Find the homemade recipe at the bottom of this post!

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Process

Directions:

1.  Break the graham crackers in half and lay them out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

Reindeer Cookie Process

2.  Cover the top of each graham cookie with chocolate frosting.

Reindeer Cookie Process

3.  Break pretzels and add to the top of each cookie and press them into the frosting to form antlers.

Reindeer Cookie Process

4.  Add edible candy eyes to each reindeer face.

Reindeer Cookie Process

5. Finish each reindeer cookie off with a red candy nose.

TIPS FOR MAKING THESE REINDEER COOKIES:

  • Lay the chocolate covered treat on a cookie tray for easy moving and transporting before serving.
  • Store these yummy treats in a large freezer bag or airtight container for up to a week at room temperature. They can also be stored in the freezer for up to three months.
Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

HOMEMADE GRAHAM CRACKER COOKIES:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

1. In large bowl mix together the dry ingredients; flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add butter and combine until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.

2. In a separate bowl combine milk, honey and vanilla. Combine flour mixture and wet ingredients and mix until a soft dough forms.

3. Form the dough into a ball and cover in plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour.

4. On a floured surface, roll the dough 1/4″ thick. Cut into rectangles using a pizza cutter and score with a fork.

5. Bake at 350 degrees f for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

6. Stored cooled cookies in an airtight container for up to a week at room temperature.

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

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Some of my kitchen essentials:

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

This would make a cute idea for kids to create on Christmas Eve for Santa and the Reindeer. Who doesn’t love an adorable cookie reindeer with a bright red nose?!

Be sure to check out these darling Reindeer chocolate bark recipe and Reindeer Rice Krispie Treats too!

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

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Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookie Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Reindeer Graham Cracker Cookies - yummy graham crackers covered in chocolate frosting, topped with salty pretzels and candy for a sweet & salty treat kids love to help make for the holidays!

Ingredients

  • Six Graham Cracker Halves (or homemade)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate frosting (I used store bought)
  • 6 mini pretzels, broken in half
  • 12 candy eyes
  • 6 red candy balls (I used M&Ms)

Instructions

1.  Break the graham crackers in half and lay them out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

2.  Cover the top of each graham cookie with chocolate frosting.

3.  Break pretzels and add to the top of each cookie and press them into the frosting to form antlers.

4.  Add edible candy eyes to each reindeer face.

5. Finish each reindeer cookie off with a red candy nose.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 353Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 477mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 2gSugar: 31gProtein: 4g

All values are approximate and based on ingredients used by the recipe writer. Always calculate your own individual nutritional values for the most accurate calculation.

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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