Reindeer Afghan Cookie Recipe

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Spruce up your cookie this Christmas season with our delicious reindeer afghan cookies. Crunchy, chocolatey and cute. These reindeer afghan cookies are the best shared with family and friends over a cup of hot cocoa. Dip them in and enjoy!
Reindeer Afghan Cookies Recipe | Love to Sing

The perfect treat to share with your loved ones on Christmas day or a lovely gift to give away. These gorgeous reindeer Afghans will add a new level of deliciousness to your Christmas feast!

Prep time: 30 mins 
Cook time: 13 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes


Cookie dough:

  • 200g butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 2 cups cornflakes

For the frosting:

  • 50g butter
  • 1/3 cocoa
  • 1 cup icing sugar

For the decorations:

  • Walnuts / pretzels for ears
  • Jaffas (or something red) for nose
  • White chocolate buttons for eyes


  1. Preheat oven to 170ºC. Grease or line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift cocoa and flour. Stir into creamed mixture. Fold in cornflakes.
  3. Make small balls of mixture and add onto the tray, gently pressing together.
  4. Bake for 13 minutes. They will look undercooked, but the key is to leave them to cool.
  5. When cool ice with chocolate icing and decorate!
  6. In a small pot, melt butter
  7. Add cocoa and mix
  8. Add icing sugar – turn off heat
  9. Add drops as needed for a smooth consistency

Store them in the fridge so they stay nice and chewy!


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