Chocolate Reindeer Cookies

Kathy Carlson

By
@Gr8cook17

You need to do a bit of detail work on these but so cute! I ordered a Food Decorating Pen and Decorating Pen Set (CD1086 $9.95)from a website: Kitchen Krafts. Check it out!


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Rating:

Serves:

Makes about 3 cups of dough. Some roll thick, some thin so...

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CHOCOLATE COOKIE DOUGH

2 3/4 c
ap flour
3/4 c
dutch pocessed unsweetened cocoa powdwer
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder

SIFT TOGETHER TO PAPER PLATE OR WAXED PAPER

IN HEAVY DUTY MIXER:

1 c
butter, softened (unsalted~ i like europen)
1 3/4 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
2 tsp
good quality vanilla i buy the bottle from costco and cut a vabilla bean, put it in the vanills and leave it. mmmmm.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix butter mixture well. Let sit, covered at room temp 1 hour for sugar to better dissolve. Add sifted, dry ingredients to mixer, beat just until you have a smooth, solid- colored dough. Divide in half. Wrap each half with plastic wrap & refrigerate one hour. Remove one of the halves and roll on floured surface to 1/4" thick. Have oven preheated to 350^. Here's the fun~ cut out with Gingerbread Man cutter. Bake on parchment or silpat. Chill about 10 minutes then place on middle of oven for 10-12 minutes. Refrigerate scraps to reroll. Cool on racks
2
To Decorate, turn upside down and voila! reindeer. Decorate with colored Royal Icing Have eye dots going in different directions. When icing is set, put on pretty plate to display adorably.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids