Spiral Snowman Cookies

Ropes of cookie dough coil up to make these tasty snowmen—simple child's play.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
Coarse white decorating sugar
Red cinnamon candies
Small multicolored candies
Miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel
Large gumdrops
Betty Crocker™ Whipped frosting (any flavor)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, place heaping tablespoon of dough; roll dough into a 10-inch rope. On ungreased cookie sheet, loosely coil 1 end of rope into circle to make head. Loosely coil other end of rope in opposite direction for body. Repeat with remaining dough, placing cookies about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Sprinkle each cookie with coarse sugar. Add cinnamon candies for buttons, multicolored candies for nose and chocolate chips for eyes.
  • 4 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5 Pipe black gel for mouths. For each hat, on surface sprinkled with sugar, flatten gumdrop into hat shape; attach to head of snowman with small amount of frosting.

Expert Tips

Holiday party? Turn the kids loose shaping all the cookies—it's like playing with clay but the results are yummy.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie (Undecorated)
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.