Santa Claus Cookies

santa claus cookie recipe These Santa Claus cookies from Taste of Home are sure to please at your next holiday get together or kids play date.  It’s an easy to make recipe, starting with store bought Nutter Butter cookies dipped in white chocolate.  So cute!  

Here’s what you’ll need:  

  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 package (1 pound) Nutter Butter sandwich cookies
  • Red colored sugar
  • 32 vanilla or white chips
  • 64 Nestlé® Tollhouse® Semi-Sweet Mini Morsels
  • 32 red-hot candies

Directions:

  • In a microwave, melt white chocolate at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  • Dip one end of each cookie into melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip off. Place on wire racks. For Santa’s hat, sprinkle red sugar on top part of chocolate. Press one vanilla chip off-center on hat for pom-pom; let stand until set.
  • Dip other end of each cookie into melted chocolate for beard, leaving center of cookie uncovered. Place on wire racks. With a dab of melted chocolate, attach semisweet chips for eyes and a red-hot for nose. Place on waxed paper until set. Yield: 32 cookies.

Happy Holidays!