I realize we haven't even hit Halloween yet, but Christmas is coming up pretty soon. So many fun things happen at Christmas, but I'd have to say my favorite is the baking everyone does. Whether you make cookies, cakes, or other delicious treats, everyone can agree that Christmas baked goods are the best ones.
Admittedly, sometimes finding the time to do holiday baking isn't easy. It's a busy time of year, that's for sure. Luckily, Pillsbury always has the best pre-made cookies to save time. They've got the classic chocolate chip cookie dough that you can get all year round, but then once Christmas rolls around they always give us something more. There are trees, snowmen, reindeer, and Santa sugar cookies that are rolled, cut, and ready to bake the second you take them home.
Now they've got new shapes that are sure to bring happiness to Elf fans everywhere.
If you've never seen Elf, it follows Buddy as he realizes that he's not actually an elf, but rather a human that was brought to the North Pole as a baby. He ends up back in New York City, searching for his real family, and the entire movie is just downright hilarious.
The fan-favorite holiday movie, which stars Will Ferrell as Buddy, has a hilarious line that says "I'm sorry I ruined your life and crammed 11 cookies into the VCR," so it only makes sense that you can actually make Elf cookies now.
The cookie features Buddy the Elf's signature hat, although it's a little disappointing we don't get to see his whole face on it. The packaging does a great job of letting us know that it is, in fact, Buddy.
In my opinion, there's a bit of a missed opportunity here when it comes to flavoring. We all love the classic sugar cookie, yes, but if you're going to brand the cookies using Elf, then why not base the flavors off of Buddy's favorite food groups? Those, if you forgot, are candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.
The ready-to-bake sugar cookies will be available at Target, and it's almost a guarantee that they'll be sold out by Christmas, so it's in your best interest to get out there now.
There's no word on pricing as of yet, but usually Pillsbury cookies run at about $3 per box, so I can't imagine these will be much different. Needless to say, though, I'll probably end up buying them no matter what the price is.