These easy to make Santa Claus cookies are perfect to take to a gift exchange or give as holiday cookie gifts.

Santa Claus Cookies

Santa Claus Cookies Ingredients:

2 packages (6 ounces each) white baking chocolate, chopped

1 package (1 pound) Nutter Butter sandwich cookies

Red colored sugar

32 vanilla or white chips

64 miniature semisweet chocolate chips

32 mini red M&M candies or red hot candies

Directions:

1) In a microwave, melt white chocolate on medium for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Watch carefully so you don’t burn it.

2) 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 before it cools. 3) Press one vanilla chip off-center on hat for pom-pom; let stand until set.



4) Dip other end of each cookie into melted chocolate for beard, leaving center of cookie uncovered. Place on wire racks.

5) With a dab of melted chocolate, attach semisweet chips for eyes and a red M&M or red-hot for nose. Place on waxed paper until set.



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