Easy Wreath Cookies

These Easy Wreath Cookies are fast, festive, and delicious. These semi-homemade cookies take minutes to make and deliver classic holiday flavor with a super cute wreath look.

6 easy wreath cookies on white plate

We’re big fans of sweet treats during the holidays. We’re also fans of easy. Of course, we’ll make our share of cheesecakes, pies, and other more involved recipes, but sometimes, we just need something fast, festive, and delicious to make quickly for the party we’re attending. That’s where these cookies come in.

close up of a wreath cookie

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • These cookies are ridiculously easy and come together super quickly.
  • Sugar cookies are a classic treat any time of year.
  • The easy decorations are festive and fun!

🛒Ingredients

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We usually just list the highlights of the recipe here in our ingredients section, but this recipe is made with so few ingredients that are all important that we put them all here. You’ll find the quantities at the end of the post.

  • Premade sugar cookie dough
  • Premade white icing
  • Green M&Ms
  • Peel ‘n Pull Twizzlers

🔪 How to Make Easy Wreath Cookies

Making these cookies couldn’t be easier. We mean that literally. There actually probably isn’t an easier cookie recipe to be found anywhere. Check it out.

baked cookies on a wooden cutting board

Step 1: Bake the Cookies

Bake the cookies according to the package directions and let them cool completely.

decorated cookie on a wooden cutting board

Step 2: Decorate

Separate the Twizzler pieces into single strands and tie them into a bow while the cookies bake. Then, when the cookies are cool, spread a thin layer of frosting over them. Arrange the green M&Ms around the outer edge of the cookies, leaving a space at the top, and place the bow in the space. Serve!

close up of a wreath cookie

📝Variations

Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Any Cookie Dough – You can use any premade cookie dough you like. We recommend something like ginger snaps or snickerdoodles.
  • Ornament Wreath Cookies – Use different colored M&Ms to make ornament wreath cookies.
  • Homemade – You can use your favorite homemade sugar cookie recipe if you want.

If you love easy, festive holiday treats, then we think you’ll enjoy these easy melting snowman cookies.

🥄 Equipment

It takes next to nothing to make these cookies. You’ll only need a couple of items.

  • Knife to cut the cookie dough
  • Baking sheet to bake the cookies
  • Frosting knife or spatula to spread the icing

🥫 Storage

These cookies will last for 4 to 5 days in an air-tight container at room temperature. You can store them in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for about 10 days.

💭 Tips

These cookies really are the easiest things you’ll ever make. In fact, we only have 1 tip for this entire recipe. That’s it!

  • Be gentle when tying the Twizzler string into a bow so you don’t rip it.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Is store-bought sugar cookie dough good?

It sure is! In fact, most name-brand sugar cookie doughs taste just as good as homemade. In some cases, they taste even better.

Can I use my own sugar cookie recipe?

Absolutely! We love homemade sugar cookies, but we use this recipe when we’re pressed for time but still need something delicious.

How long will these cookies last?

Sugar cookies like these will last for 4 to 5 days in an air-tight container at room temperature or up to 10 days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

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Easy Wreath Cookies

These easy wreath cookies are a semi-homemade dream. Premade sugar cookie dough is decorated with icing to make a cute wreath look.
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Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24 Cookies
Calories: 209kcal

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • Knife

Ingredients

  • 1 package premade sugar cookie dough
  • 16 ounces white icing
  • Green M&Ms
  • 3 Peel ‘n Pull Twizzlers

Instructions

  • Bake the cookies according to the package instructions and allow to cool completely.
  • While the cookies are cooling, separate the Twizzlers pieces and tie each piece in a bow.
  • When the cookies are cool, spread a thin layer of white icing on the top of each cookie.
  • Arrange the green M&Ms in circle around the outer edge of the cookie, leaving a small space open on the top. Press the Twizzler bow at the top of the M&M wreath.

Notes

Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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