Deliciously Chocolatey Reindeer Poop Cookies

4 stars
4.47 (8)
Deliciously Chocolatey Reindeer Poop Cookies
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

These reindeer poop cookies may have a funny name, but don't let that fool you - they are truly scrumptious! Packed with rich chocolate flavor, these cookies are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. They make a perfect treat for the holiday season or a memorable prank for your family and friends. With just a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you'll have a batch of delightful reindeer poop cookies ready in no time!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1 cup chopped nuts of your choice (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing well until fully combined.
  6. Fold in the semisweet chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, dried cranberries or cherries, and chopped nuts (if using).
  7. Scoop tablespoon-sized portions of the cookie dough and drop onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are set and the centers are slightly soft.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Serve and enjoy these delectable reindeer poop cookies!

Interesting Facts

  • The term 'reindeer poop' is a playful name given to these holiday cookies to add some festive humor.
  • The combination of semisweet and white chocolate chips provides a delightful contrast of flavors.
  • You can customize these cookies by adding your favorite mix-ins, such as nuts, dried fruit, or even crushed candy canes.
  • Reindeer poop cookies make a great homemade gift idea for friends and family during the holiday season.