Gather kids and kids-at-heart for making and baking tasty snowmen.
cups butter, softened (do not use margarine)
cup powdered sugar
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
cup granulated sugar, white decorating sugar or white edible glitter
Assorted candies, if desired
Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor), if desired
Betty Crocker™ decorating gels (any colors), if desired
Heat oven to 400°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 375°F). In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in flour and salt.
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 cookie 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.
Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes; remove from cookie 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.
Decorating sugar and edible glitter can be found at craft stores.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Cookie
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.