Snowmen Cookies

snowmen cookies Dessert
Snowmen Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 28

Gather kids and kids-at-heart for making and baking tasty snowmen.


  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) butter, softened (do not use margarine)
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) icing sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
  • 3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar, white decorating sugar or white edible glitter
  • Assorted candies, if desired
  • Betty Crocker* Creamy Deluxe* Frosting (any flavour)
  • Decorating gels (any colours), if desired


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400ºF (if using dark or nonstick baking sheet, heat oven to 375ºF). In large bowl, beat butter, icing sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in flour and salt.
  • 2
    Make 28 balls that are 1 1/4 inches in diameter. Make 28 balls that are 1 inch in diameter. Make 28 balls that are 3/4 inch in diameter. Roll each ball in granulated sugar. On ungreased baking sheet, for each snowman, place 1 ball of each size (small, medium, large) in a row with sides touching, pressing together slightly. Place snowmen 1 inch apart.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes; remove from baking sheet to cooling rack. Cool competely, about 30 minutes. Decorate as desired with candies (attach to cookies with small amount of frosting) and decorating gels.

  • Purchasing: Decorating sugar and edible glitter can be found at craft stores.

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