Peanut Snowmen

How quick and fun! Make snowmen treats by decorating purchased sandwich cookies with icing and candies.

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Makes:
15 servings
Yields:
15 cookies
Prep:
30 mins
Stand:
30 mins
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Peanut Snowmen

Ingredients
1
cup sifted powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
3
teaspoons milk
15
peanut-shaped peanut butter sandwich cookies
15
large gumdrops
 
Candy decorations or decorator icing

Directions

  1. For icing, in a small bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough milk to make a thin icing consistency. Spread about 1 teaspoon icing over the top and sides of each peanut butter cookie so that the texture of the cookie shows through.
  2. To make gumdrop hats, roll a large gumdrop into an oval in granulated sugar. Roll oval into a cone shape; press to seal ends. Curl up bottom edge of cone to form a brim. Attach hat to head of peanut butter snowman with icing. Add candy decorations or decorator icing to make dots for eyes and buttons. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

From the Test Kitchen

To Present This As a Gift:

You will need fabric scraps, 2 clear glass plates in 2 sizes, and scissors. Tear the fabric into squares slightly larger than the larger plate. Trim threads, if needed. Arrange the fabric squares on the larger plate, placing so that each corner shows. Place the smaller plate on top. Arrange cookies on smaller plate.

Also Try This:

Use two or three coordinating paper napkins between the plates.

Nutrition Facts

(Peanut Snowmen)
    Per serving:
  • 108 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 54 mg sodium,
  • 20 g carb.,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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