Rudolph Christmas Cookies (Snickerdoodles)

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  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Mini Pretzels
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Red M&M’s, dried cranberries or sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Mix the butter, sugar and egg together until blended using a food processor or stand mixer
  3. In another bowl, mix together the flour and baking powder.Add flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir until dough forms.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the flour and sugar. Roll dough into golf ball size dough balls, then roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  5. Place on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, and promptly decorate with 2 mini pretzels as the reindeer antlers, 2 chocolate chips for eyes and one red m&m, dried cranberries or red sprinkle (such as the holiday light one I used) for the red nose.
  7. Serve and enjoy!