Graham Cracker Reindeer Semi-Homemade Festive Treats

Holiday food is just plain fun to make.  I love it.  Taking everyday foods and a few minutes later, you have super cute and festive treats to put a smile on someone’s face. What’s not to love? These graham cracker reindeer are SUPER simple and quick to make. Easy, peasy lemon squeezy, you guys.  Perfect for kids’ parties or just a fun after school surprise for the littles.

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Easy Graham Cracker Reindeer

Ingredients

graham cracker squares
12 oz package of Wilton chocolate candy melts
candy eyes (you can also do some “female” deer with eyelash eyeballs!)
red M&M’s
Nilla Wafers
large pretzel twists
toothpick

 

Directions

Pour the chocolate candy melts into a microwave safe dish.

Heat in 30 second increments, stirring until melted

Set aside and allow the chocolate to cool a few minutes.

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Spread the melted chocolate on each graham square. Give each reindeer two eyes.

reindeer cookies 2
Gently break a large pretzel twist in 1/2 to make 2 antlers for the reindeer.

reindeer cookies 3
Place 1 Nilla Wafer directly below the 2 eyes for the reindeer’s snout.

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Use the toothpick to spread a little bit of chocolate on the back of the red M&M for the reindeer’s nose.

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Repeat with all the reindeer
Allow them to set for at least 30 minutes prior to serving.

 

 

 

 

 

Graham Cracker Reindeer
Author: Brett
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Ingredients
  • graham cracker squares
  • 12 oz package of Wilton chocolate candy melts
  • candy eyes
  • red M&M’s
  • Nilla Wafers
  • large pretzel twists
  • toothpick
Instructions
  1. Pour the chocolate candy melts into a microwave safe dish and heat in 30 second increments, stirring until melted, Set aside and allow the chocolate to cool a few minutes.
  2. Spread the melted chocolate on each graham square.
  3. Give each reindeer 2 eyes.
  4. Gently break a large pretzel twist in 1/2 to make 2 antlers for the reindeer.
  5. Place 1 Nilla Wafer directly below the 2 eyes for the reindeer’s snout.
  6. Use the toothpick to spread a little bit of chocolate on the back of the red M&M for the reindeer’s nose.
  7. Repeat with all the reindeer
  8. Allow them to set for at least 30 minutes prior to serving.

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21 comments… add one
  • omg they look so adorable!! :)

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  • Oh my! These are so super cute! I need to make some of these with my daughter!

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  • Omgosh these are adorable. I think this will be something I’ll do with my youngest this year. I know she would love to create these for the family.

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  • How cute are those?!

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  • Oh what a fun idea. Those are so cute!

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