Santa Peanut Butter Cookies How To

Santa Peanut Butter Cookies How To

Get a bit nutty with Santa-themed peanut butter cookies

If you want to butter up Santa, serve him these peanut butter cookies featuring his jolly face! Use the Peanut Cookie Sandwich Pan to bake the fun peanut-shaped treats, then decorate with Candy Melts candy. The Santa Peanut Butter Cookies How-To gives you the low-down on creating these yummy treats. We heart how they look served in square mini cups full of green jelly beans!


Yield 24 Treats Level Easy
Santa Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Cookies and Filling Recipe (available on 12-Cavity Peanut Cookie Sandwich Pan)
  • Red Candy Melts® Candy (12 oz. makes 24 treats)
  • White Candy Melts Candy (12 oz. makes 24 treats)
  • White Nonpareils Sprinkles
  • Holiday Mega Sprinkles Set 4-Pack (green jimmies used)
  • White Sixlets® round candies
  • 12-Cavity Peanut Cookie Sandwich Pan
  • Cooling grid
  • Spatula
  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • Waxed or parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Food-safe scissors
Follow Instructions
Make cookies 1) Make cookies
Prepare dough and press into pan following recipe directions. Bake and cool cookies following recipe directions. Prepare filling following recipe directions. Use spatula to spread filling; sandwich cookies together.
Dip cookies 2) Dip cookies
Melt red and white Candy Melts candy, separately, in microwave-safe bowl according to package directions. Dip ends of cookie in melted red candy for hat and melted white candy for beard. Place on parchment paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer remaining melted white candy to disposable decorating bag. Cut small point off of bag when ready to decorate.
Decorate cookies 3) Decorate cookies
Use melted white candy to pipe a line for hat brim. Immediately sprinkle with white nonpareils. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Decorate face 4) Decorate face
Use melted white candy to pipe mustache and attach green jimmies for eyes and white Sixlet round candy for pompom. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

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