Melted Snowmen Cookies

Melted Snowmen Cookies

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Talk about adorable. Here’s a great cookie to make with your children after building a snowman! Of course, why wait for snow–make them now!  Pillsbury has declared December 12, 2015 the first ever National Cookie Decorating Day, so it’s the perfect time.

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz.) Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 12 miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 24 miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cup candies, unwrapped
  • 1 container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • 12 large marshmallows
  • 48 miniature chocolate chips (for eyes)
  • 2 Dots™ orange gumdrop candies, cut into small carrot-shaped triangles (for noses)
  • 1 pouch black cookie icing
  • 24 (7 1/2-inch) pieces red string licorice, clipped on ends for fringes of each scarf

Preparation

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, place dough rounds 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 4 Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack to cool completely.
  • 5 Meanwhile, to make hats, remove creme from sandwich cookies, and attach miniature peanut butter cup to one half of sandwich cookie, using small amount of vanilla frosting.
  • 6 Continue for remaining hats.
  • 7 Cut marshmallows in half, and place one half on top of each cookie, cut side down.
  • 8 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining frosting uncovered on Medium (50%) 20 to 40 seconds, stirring halfway through, until slightly warm.
  • 9 Spoon frosting on top of marshmallow and cookie to look like melting snow; attach hat to top of each cookie. Attach miniature chocolate chips and orange gumdrop candy for eyes and nose.
  • 10 Allow to set 20 minutes.
  • 11 Use black cookie icing to pipe arms on each snowman cookie.
  • 12 Wrap one piece of licorice around neck for scarf.
  • 13 Allow to set completely before serving, about 30 minutes.

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