Thank you to Nestle Tollhouse for sponsoring this discussion.
Christmas Cutouts are a long-time family tradition that I look forward to every year. We spend the whole day baking, eating too much cookie dough, and making memories that last a life time. This year I wanted to do a spin on our traditional cutouts, but was stumped until I saw these Nestle Tollhouse Rolled and Ready Cookie Dough sheets. I thought- “What about putting the cutouts on our coffee and hot chocolate mugs?” Loving the idea, I grabbed some meltable chocolate and fun sprinkles and ran home.
When I got home I preheated the oven to 350 and took out my baking sheet. The best thing about the Nestle Tollhouse Rolled and Ready? They’re already floured. So all I had to do was lay out the cookie sheet and go to town with my cookie cutter. It took me five minutes tops. Talk about a time-saver.
The cookies only needed to bake about 10 minutes to be golden brown and perfect. I cut a rectangular shape in the bottom of each so that they could fit on the coffee mugs, then placed them in the fridge.
While the cookies were cooling, I melted down chocolate and placed it in a frosting bag. Then, as soon as the cookies were room temp, I got down to decorating.
These were a fast and fun way to add Christmas cheer. Try them out and let me know what you think!
Tip: If you cut your rectangles too big: fill them in with the melted chocolate, place on the coffee mug, and hold for 15 seconds. I promise they’ll stay put 😉
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Those rolled and ready cookie sheets are amazing! It's the rolling of the dough that always messes up my sugar cookies. Now I don't have to roll them out anymore. Yes! Love how you made the cookies to top the mug. So cute!
Aw thank you! This was super fun to do! I hope you get a chance to try them 🙂
Oh my cuteness! Our cup cookies are awesome and I love the pre made sheets of cookie dough!
These cookies are so cute! I'll need to pick me up some cookie dough sheets to make cookies for Christmas.
That's such a cute idea to do with cut out cookies!
ah-dorable! I particularly like that you decorated with melted chocolate. Yummmmm. I always did frosting or sprinkles. Chocolate is always better, haha.
Love this! I could use a few of those cookies to go with my coffee right now 😉
These are so cute! And I love the simplicity of this cookie dough! Sign me up!
How cute are these? I never would have thought to do that with cookies. This is the second post I've read this week showcasing this cookie dough. I plan to look for it tomorrow.
I think these might be just about the cutest most perfect thing I have EVER seen!
So cute! These would be perfect for Christmas Morning or even the night before Christmas with some nice hot Cocoa.
I love these! They are just adorable. I really plan on giving sugar cookies the good "college try" -Next- year, I'm such a procrastinator. The dough is ALWAYS the part that absolutely kills me. Our new home will allow the kitchen space for all my mess ups ha-ha!
What a great idea! Your Christmas mugs are precious.
Those are sooo adorable. Such a great idea!!
How cute! I love the way you decorated them!
they look yummy! 😀
I have to say I absolutely love the mugs, definitely want to try these cookies. But my baking skills don't seem to adjust to the Floridian Humidity.
cute! love these! so many options for fun things to share with friends and family
Those turned out so great! I always have a problem with my cookies running together. It looks like I need to make the dough thinner. I need to buy some more cutters. I just have the tree and the gingerbread man.
This is such a cute idea! I will have to try this for Valentine's Day.
What a great idea! I think it could be used all year round with all holidays!
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