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Nutter Butter Reindeer Cookies

No bake cookies are so much fun to make with kids. These Nutter Butter reindeer are easy to make and only need 5 ingredients and a few minutes to put together.

Kids will love this activity and everyone will love how cute and delicious they are!

nutter butter rudolph

More no bake holiday ideas include No Bake Christmas Brownie Truffles, Pumpkin Rice Krispie treats, or Cream Cheese and Cracker Snowmen.

What I Love About these No Bake Cookies

  • No bake
  • Easy Christmas dessert
  • Fun for kids
  • Cute party snack

Ingredients Needed

This is a great dessert to make with stock up items because they are shelf stable and should last until you need them!

nutter butter reindeer ingredients

Here is what you need:

  • Nutter Butter cookies 
  • Small pretzel twists
  • Buttercream frosting
  • Red and brown M&M candies 
  • Candy decorating eyes 

Preparation Instructions

Let your kids help spread out the items on a table or countertop.

Then, add frosting to a piping bag and cut a small hole in the tip.

add frosting to pretzels

Use the buttercream frosting to attach the pretzel to the top of a cookie

The buttercream is also used to attach the eyes and the noses.

nutter butter reindeer let dry

I think its adorable to make most of them with brown candy noses so the red-nosed “Rudolphs” stand out!

Serve, share, and enjoy! 

nutter butter reindeer brown and red noses

Storage Tips

This is a great recipe to make ahead for lunches, class parties, or Christmas dessert.

Store cookies in an airtight container on the counter until ready to enjoy. For best results, eat within 2-3 days of making.

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Happy holidays!

nutter butter reindeer cookie tips

No-Bake Reindeer Cookies

Andrea Updyke
Nutter butter cookies, frosting and decorations make the perfect "snacktivity" for kids to make this holiday season!
5 from 2 votes

Be sure to check out my tips and tricks in the post. Scroll up to read!

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 111 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Nutter Butter cookies
  • 12 Small pretzel twists
  • 1/4 cup Buttercream frosting
  • 12 Red and brown M&M candies
  • 24 Candy decorating eyes

Instructions
 

  • Then, add frosting to a piping bag and cut a small hole in the tip.
  • Use the buttercream frosting to attach the pretzel to the top of a cookie
  • The buttercream is also used to attach the eyes and the noses. I think its adorable to make most of them with brown candy noses so the red-nosed “Rudolphs” stand out!
  • Serve, share, and enjoy!

Notes

Store leftovers at room temperature in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 111kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSodium: 66mgSugar: 11g

Nutrition information is estimated. For the most accurate info, always doublecheck with your ingredients.

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