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    Snowman Sugar Cookies With Frosting

    Snowman Sugar Cookies With Frosting. Photo by Dine & Dish

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    30 mins

    10 mins

    Dine & Dish's Note:

    This recipe was found in Quick Cooking magazine. My 3 year old and I made them for Santa this year and from the crumbs left on the plate, I think he enjoyed them!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
    • 1/2 cup white shortening
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (for very white frosting, use clear vanilla extract)
    • 48 miniature semisweet chocolate chips
    • 24 candy corn
    • 1/2 cup red-hot candies (or you can use mini chocolate chips for this as well)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut cookie dough into 1/4 inch slices.
    2. 2
      Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
    3. 3
      Bake at 350 degrees for 8-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
    4. 4
      Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
    5. 5
      For frosting, in a small mixing bowl, cream shortening and butter.
    6. 6
      Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
    7. 7
      Beat in milk and vanilla until smooth.
    8. 8
      Spread over cookies.
    9. 9
      Decorate with chocolate chips, candy corn and red hots.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 01, 2010

      45

      DD and I made these on a snow day from school. We used dried blueberries for the eyes and mouth, which looked more like lumps of coal than chocolate chips. Being a chocolate lover I would have prefered the mini chips but didn't have any on hand, and they turned out super cute!

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    • on December 21, 2009

      55

      delicious and soooo easy to make! we had a blast decorating these also -- thanks!

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    • on December 07, 2009

      55

      What a fun idea! My 3 & 7 year old sons loved decorating these.

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    Nutritional Facts for Snowman Sugar Cookies With Frosting

    Serving Size: 1 (1226 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2916.3
     
    Calories from Fat 1355
    46%
    Total Fat 150.5 g
    231%
    Saturated Fat 55.6 g
    278%
    Cholesterol 197.0 mg
    65%
    Sodium 1409.9 mg
    58%
    Total Carbohydrate 390.2 g
    130%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    7%
    Sugars 290.2 g
    1161%
    Protein 11.4 g
    22%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    miniature semisweet chocolate chips

    candy corn

    red-hot candies

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