Rudolph Reindeer Oreo Cookies

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The best news about these reindeer Oreo cookies is that they can be made with GLUTEN FREE Oreos. This is a game changer for people like me who have gluten free diets. 

Making holiday sweet treats is one of the funnest ways to celebrate the season. This fun recipe is great to do with kiddos because eating the ingredients while making is half the fun – and kids LOVE doing that! These are always a hit at every holiday cookie exchange too!

Reindeer Oreo Cookies Tips and Tricks

Today is our cookie party and we are so excited.  These Rudolph reindeer Oreo cookies are bound to be a hit with the little girls who are coming along with their mamas.  I was surprised at how easy they came together and encourage you to give them a try.  We had a lot of extra cherry sour candies left from our Girl Scout sale (We bagged them with darling toppers which I will share it a bit.) and I wanted to use them up.  The candy eyes came in BULK (like a 1000 in my wholesale sprinkle order) so we sure had plenty on hand).  You can get them on Amazon in a lesser quantity.  I grabbed cookies and pretzels at the grocery store and because we keep candy melts in the baking cupboard, 

Reindeer Oreo Reindeer Cookie Tips

Here are a few tips before you start.

  1. Have all of your ingredients OPEN and ready to use for making the reindeer Oreo cookies.
  2. Practice melting the candy melts before you make your official batch of cookies.
  3. Keep a wet towel in your work station.  You might need to wipe chocolate off your hands and licking them is a no no.
  4. Use Double Stuff cookies.  They are easier to handle.
  5. Use extra cookies as a resting pad for the pretzels that are setting in melted cocoa on newly designed reindeer.

Ingredients

  • Oreo Cookies
  • Melting Chocolate
  • Candy Eyes
  • Mini Pretzels
  • Red Candy (Sour Cherry Balls)

Directions

Place cookies on a cookie sheet or tray.

Melt chocolate candies in a shallow bowl.Dip cookies in melted chocolate then place back on tray.

Put pretzels for antlers, candy for nose and candy eyes on immediately.

Let chocolate harden before removing from tray. This can be sped up by putting in the refrigerator.

This photo shows how I used extra Oreo cookies to keep the pretzels in place while the chocolate set.

This photo shows how I used extra Oreo cookies to keep the pretzels in place while the chocolate set.

If you are a reindeer fan, come sit by me.  I am too! 

Gluten Free Oreo Reindeer #oreoreindeer #christmascookie #bestcookieexchangeidea #bestchristmascookie #kidcookies

I created a reindeer printable of activities for you to download, print and share with your kiddos.

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How fun would this be to find at your place setting?

REINDEER CRAFT IDEAS

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The paper ball reindeer ornament is simple and fun while requiring no dry time.

Sculpey Bake Shop clay makes it super easy for kids to make reindeer beads and even a mini garland.

Oreos transform into reindeer cookies with a few simple ingredients.

Giant tags are a great way to decorate gifts and even hang in the tree.

Everyone love a thumbprint craft like a reindeer tag for gifts.

Reindeer food is a fabulous project to create and tradition to do together on Christmas Eve.

Happy Reindeer Games to All!
Cheers and Love,

Laura

Yield: 24 Cookies

Rudolph Reindeer Oreo Cookies

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Adorable Christmas cookies perfect for eating and taking to a cookie exchange party

Ingredients

  • Oreo Cookies
  • Melting Chocolate
  • Candy Eyes
  • Mini Pretzels
  • Red Candy (Sour Cherry Balls)

Instructions

  1. Place cookies on a cookie sheet or tray.
  2. Melt chocolate candies in a shallow bowl.
  3. Dip cookies in melted chocolate then place back on tray.
  4. Put pretzels for antlers, candy for nose and candy eyes on immediately.
  5. Let chocolate harden before removing from tray. This can be sped up by putting in the refrigerator.

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