Butter Cookie Snowmen
- Serving Size: 1 (24.9 g)
- Calories 122.8
- Total Fat - 7.8 g
- Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
- Cholesterol - 20.4 mg
- Sodium - 68.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 12.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
- Sugars - 4.2 g
- Protein - 1.2 g
- Calcium - 4.6 mg
- Iron - 0.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add milk and vanilla.
Gradually add flour and mix well.
Remove 1/3 cup of dough to a small bowl; tint with red food coloring. Repeat with 1/3 cup of dough and yellow food coloring; set aside.
For snowmen, shape white dough into 24 balls, 1-1/4 in. each; 24 balls, about 1/2 in. each; and 24 balls, about 1/8 in. each.
For bodies, place large balls on two ungreased baking sheets; flatten to 3/8-in. thickness. Place 1/2-in. balls above bodies for heads; flatten.
Shape red dough into 24 balls, 1/8 in. each, and 24 triangles. Place triangles above heads for hats; attach 1/8-in. white balls for tassels.
Place red balls on heads for noses.
Divide the yellow dough into 24 pieces; shape into scarves and position on snowmen.
Add chocolate chip eyes and buttons.
Bake at 325° for 13-16 minutes or until set.
Cool for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire racks.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.