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These fun Christmas Cookies do not take a lot of time to create. These Santa Cookies are made with storebought cookies for a fun semi-homemade treat.

​​We are all about simple recipes to celebrate the season and this easy cookie recipe is one I think you will love.

 

Santa cookies with Nutter Butters

Why You Will Love This Recipe

These are super simple to make and they look cute and festive on a dessert table.

These nutter butter santa cookies are perfect for setting out for Santa on Christmas eve.

I have heard that these are Santa’s favorite cookies 

These no-bake cookies are a great way to celebrate the holiday season.

Santa cookies

 

These also make a fun gift idea for friends. 

 

Santa Face Cookies

 

Ingredients For Santa Cookies

This recipe only requires a few ingredients. 

Nutter Butter Ingredients

 

Peanut shaped cookies

Red Candy Melts

White Candy melts

Candy Eyes

Red ball Candies

 

Equipment and Kitchen Tools Needed

  • microwave-safe bowl
  • parchment paper
  • spoon

How to Make Santa Cookies

Step By Step Instructions

  1. Melt the red candy melts according to package instructions.
  2. Dip peanut butter cookies into the red candy melts and place on the parchment paper.
  3. Pop into the freezer while you melt the white candy melts.
  4. Once the white candy melts have been melted dip the other end of the night or butter into the white bringing it up to the center of the cookie.
  5. Place back on the parchment. Add the remaining melted white chocolate to the piping bag.
  6. Snip off a small hole at the tip and use to attach eyes and nose. Place back in the freezer for 15 minutes to set.

Santa Cookies step 1

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Santa Cookies Nutter Butter finished on baking sheet

Pro Tips and Timesaver Shortcuts

  • You can use all white candy melts and color half of them with red food coloring.
  • You can use a red m and m for the nose.
  • If it is too thick after fully melting add coconut oil so that it sets faster.
  • This recipe makes 9 – you can customize it for how ever many cookies you would like.

Serving and Storage Suggestions

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container.

 

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Santa Cookies Nutter Butter Recipe Card Santa Cookies made with nutter butters

 

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Santa Cookies

These festive Santa Cookies are so easy to make with store-bought Nutter Butter Cookies
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, faces, holiday, nutter butter, santa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Setting Time 1 hour
Servings 9
Calories 65kcal

Equipment

  • Parchment lined baking sheet
  • 2 small microwaveable bowls
  • Parchment Paper
  • Pastry bag or small Ziploc bag

Ingredients

  • 9 nutter butter cookies
  • 1/4 cup red candy melts
  • 1/2 cup white candy melts
  • 18 candy eyes
  • 9 red ball sprinkles

Instructions

  • Melt the red candy melts according to package instructions.
  • Dip peanut butter cookies into the red candy melts and place on the parchment paper.
  • Pop into the freezer while you melt the white candy melts.
  • Once the white candy melts have been melted dip the other end of the night or butter into the white bringing it up to the center of the cookie.
  • Place back on the parchment. Add the remaining melted white chocolate to the piping bag.
  • Snip off a small hole at the tip and use to attach eyes and nose. Place back in the freezer for 15 minutes to set.

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 50mg | Sugar: 4g

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Tamara

Monday 20th of December 2021

I didn't even realize they used nutter butters - yay! I LOVE using nutter butters in recipes.