Super easy and fun reindeer peanut butter Ritz holiday cookies | Thirty Handmade Days
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Reindeer Peanut Butter Ritz Holiday Cookies

These adorably sweet Reindeer Peanut Butter Ritz Holiday Cookies will make anyone happy - at a cookie exchange, to drop off for friends and neighbors or anywhere. They’re easy to make and super tasty!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 hr
Harden Time1 hr
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Reindeer Peanut Butter Ritz Holiday Cookies
Servings: 50 cookies
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Mique Provost


  • 100 Ritz crackers (any round buttery salted crackers will do)
  • 1 ½ c creamy peanut butter
  • 24 oz chocolate almond bark or meltable chocolate
  • 50 cinnamon candies
  • 50 small twist pretzels
  • 100 edible candy eyes


  • Roll out wax paper on a cookie sheet.
  • Spread peanut butter on the flat side of one cracker. Then sandwich one on top.
  • Repeat with all crackers, set aside.
  • Melt almond bark in the microwave according to directions (double boiler can be used as well)
  • Place cookies in chocolate and swirl around until covered, remove and place on the wax paper.
  • Add 2 eyes, 1 cinnamon candy and pretzel on top to create the reindeer.
  • Let stand on wax paper for about 1/2 hour to 1 hour to harden.
  • You can also put in the fridge to set up quicker.
  • If you aren't serving these immediately you can store them in air tight container or freeze them.
  • Use wax paper in between the layers of cookies.



Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.5mg