Snowmen Cookies

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

  • Prep Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups butter, softened (do not use margarine)
3/4
cup powdered sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
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

  • 1 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 3 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.