Reindeer Cookies (Vegan)

Reindeer Cookies (Vegan)

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These Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer cookies are so cute and yummy too! They are the perfect treat to bring to holiday parties and family gatherings. They are also so much fun to make with kids!

overhead shot of reindeer cookies

What you will need for the reindeer cookies

Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup dairy free milk

Toppings

  • vanilla frosting (to glue down the decorations)
  • pretzels
  • googly eyes
  • pink/red candy
hand holding a chocolate reindeer cookie

How to make the cookies

  • Start by combining all of the cookie ingredients to a large bowl and mixing them well.
  • Roll the cookies into balls and place onto a baking tray.
  • Press down the tops of the cookies to flatten them out.
  • Bake for ten minutes at 350*F.
  • After the cookies have baked, give them plenty of time to cool off before decorating them.
  • Once the cookies have cooled, add a tiny bit of frosting to the pretzels and place and hold them down on top of the cookie. Then do the same with the eyes and nose.
  • Refrigerate the cookies so that the frosting can harden and enjoy!

If you liked this recipe, you might also like these festive gingerbread men cookies holding candy canes!

hand holding a chocolate reindeer cookie

Reindeer Cookies Recipe

Gaby Dimova
These reindeer cookies are the perfect treat to make with kids over the holidays! The cookie base is a vegan chocolate cookie.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 277 kcal

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • baking sheet

Ingredients
  

Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup dairy free milk

Toppings

  • vanilla frosting to glue down the decorations
  • pretzels
  • googly eyes
  • pink/red candy

Instructions
 

  • Start by combining all of the cookie ingredients to a large bowl and mixing them well.
  • Roll the cookies into balls and place onto a baking tray.
  • Press down the tops of the cookies to flatten them out.
  • Bake for ten minutes at 350*F.
  • After the cookies have baked, give them plenty of time to cool off before decorating them.
  • Once the cookies have cooled, add a tiny bit of frosting to the pretzels and place and hold them down on top of the cookie. Then do the same with the eyes and nose.
  • Refrigerate the cookies so that the frosting can harden and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Sodium: 247mgCalcium: 50mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 26IUSugar: 20gFiber: 3gPotassium: 220mgCalories: 277kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 4gFat: 16gProtein: 9gCarbohydrates: 28gIron: 1mg
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