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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 7 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 277 kcal


  • mixing bowl
  • baking sheet


Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ cup cacao
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup dairy free milk


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


  • 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!



Calories: 277kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 9gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 247mgPotassium: 220mgFiber: 3gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 26IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 1mg
Keyword reindeer cookies
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