Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Santa Claus Cookie Pops

Santa Claus Cookie Pops

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
8-10 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons milk
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

For Creamy Frosting:
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 to 3 tablespoons water
red sugar (for top of cookie pop; the hat)
mini marshmallows (for ball on hat)
raisins (for eyes)
red cinnamon candies (for the nose)
shredded coconut (for the beard)
18 popsicle sticks
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Combine sugar, shortening, milk, egg, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

  3. Make balls out of dough and flatten on cookie sheet with greased bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.

  4. Insert sticks half way through side of cookie to make a pop.

  5. Bake 8-10 minutes.

  6. Cool on wire rack.

Make Creamy Frosting:

  1. Combine powdered sugar, vanilla and water until spreading consistency.

  2. Spread on cookies and decorate.


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