Snowman Sugar Cookies With Frosting

Recipe by Dine Dish
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 2 dozen


  • 1
    (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 12
    cup white shortening
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    tablespoon milk
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract (for very white frosting, use clear vanilla extract)
  • 48
    miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 24
    candy corn
  • 12
    cup red-hot candies (or you can use mini chocolate chips for this as well)


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