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Spiral Snowman Cookies

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Spiral Snowman Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

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

Updated October 31, 2008
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix

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)

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie (Undecorated)
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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