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Candy-Kissed Snowman Cookies

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  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 30
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Give your snowman a festive new look--top off with holiday HERSHEY’S® Kisses® brand milk chocolates. Both kids and kids-at-heart will have fun making and decorating these little snowmen.
Created May 23, 2018
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  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • Flour, melted butter and egg called for on pouch for cutout cookies
  • 1/4 cup coarse white sparkling sugar
  • 30 thin pretzel sticks (2 1/4 inch), broken in half
  • 60 red cinnamon candies
  • 30 Hershey's® Kisses® brand milk chocolates, unwrapped
  • 60 Hershey’s® mini chips semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 candied orange slice, flattened, cut into small triangles
  • 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ vanilla frosting or Whipped vanilla frosting
  • 5 drops red or green food colour


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, melted butter and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2
    Shape into 30 (1-inch) and 60 (3/4-inch) balls. Roll in sugar.
  • 3
    For each snowman, on ungreased baking sheet, place 1 (1-inch) ball and 2 (3/4-inch) balls, with edges just touching. Place snowmen 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Insert 2 pretzel sticks for arms, 2 cinnamon candies for buttons.
  • 5
    Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately place 1 HERSHEY’S® Kisses® brand milk chocolate for hat, 2 HERSHEY’S® mini semi-sweet chocolate chips for eyes, 1 orange triangle for nose.
  • 6
    Cool 5 minutes; carefully remove from baking sheet to cooling rack. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Stir frosting and food colour until well blended. Place in small resealable freezer plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small tip from one corner; squeeze to pipe scarf.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Let your little elves personalize these fun cookies with different candies and colours!
  • Tip 2
    Use 2 different-sized cookie scoops to make portioning cookie dough even faster and more consistent.
  • Tip 3
    Making and baking snowmen in batches of 6 gives time to complete the decorating process easily.
  • Tip 4
    Place HERSHEY’S® Kisses® brand milk chocolates on top of snowman, and let melt into cookie. Make sure candy is attached before moving snowman! If not, let cool a few minutes longer.
  • Tip 5
    If desired, use Mini M&M's™ chocolate candies instead of red cinnamon candies. Or make some of each!
  • Tip 6
    Trademarks referred to herein are the properties of their respective owners.

Nutrition Information

3028.4 Calories, 187.4g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 405.8g Total Carbs, 342.3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 30
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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