Santa’s stylish mustache can come in all shapes and sizes, and with these fun mustache cookies, you can add all kinds of fun flavors and textures! A fun project to do with the kids for Christmas, Father’s Day or even dad’s birthday, these easy holiday cookies features eight different ways to decorate the same cookie, so there’s bound to be something for everyone! Top your Santa mustache with White Nonpareils Sprinkles, Pearlized Jimmies, Candy Melts candy, White Sugar Pearls and more! Besides being a fun baking project to make, it’s a great way to clean out your sprinkle stash for next season.
Make cookies. Prepare and roll out cookie dough
following recipe directions. Use mustache cutter from 3-pc. glasses/lips/mustache cutter set to cut cookies. Bake and cool cookies.
Decorate cookies. Melt white Candy Melts candy according to package directions and decorate as follows.
A. Use knife to cut about 12 mini marshmallows into strips. Mix in about 1 1/2 oz. of melted white candy. Attach marshmallows to cookie, starting at outside edge, overlapping to center. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
B. Use spatula to spread melted candy on cookies. Position sliced almonds, overlapping to center. Place cookies on cooling grid over parchment-lined cookie sheet. Cover cookies with melted candy. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes.
C. Place cookies on cooling grid over parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Cover cookies with melted candy. Tap to smooth. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes. Use melted candy in cut parchment bag to pipe outline details. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
D, E, H. Use spatula to spread melted candy on cookies. Immediately position white Sugar Pearls, pearlized jimmies or nonpareils. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
F. For each cookie, cut 10 mini marshmallows into small chunks. Mix with about 2 tablespoons of melted candy. Cover top of cookie.
G. Use spatula to spread melted candy over cookies. Starting at outside tips of cookie and moving toward center, use tweezers to dip end of coconut pieces into melted candy, Attach to cookie.