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Easy Gingerbread Snowman Sugar Cookies

These darling snowman themed gingerbread cookies are perfect for holiday baking. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Gingerbread Men, Sugar Cookies
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 200kcal
Author Stephanie Keeping

Ingredients

SNOWMAN SUGAR COOKIES

  • 2 sticks butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 medium Burnbrae Farms Eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • dark blue or black nonpareils for eyes and buttons

BORDER ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Put into piping bag with a Wilton #3 tip to outline the snowman

FLOOD ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk if too runny, add more sugar and vice versa
  • Use the piping bag to fill in the snowman; use bamboo skewer to move around icing to fill in corners

CARROT NOSE ICING

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon milk if too runny, add more sugar and vice versa
  • orange gel food coloring

Instructions

SNOWMAN SUGAR COOKIES

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cream butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix until just blended
  • Combine flour and salt in a separate bowl
  • Add to wet mixture
  • Mix until only combined, do not over mix
  • Put dough between two sheets of parchment paper and roll out
  • Cut into shapes and place on greased cookie sheet
  • Bake for 10 minutes
  • Let cool before icing and adding nonpareil eyes and buttons
  • Makes 20-30 cookies, depending on the size of your cookie cutter

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 735g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 196g | Saturated Fat: 120g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 61g | Trans Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 817mg | Sodium: 185mg | Sugar: 468g