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Snowman Sugar Cookies

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"'Store-bought dough speeds up the preparation time of these cute cookies,' says Jean Wardrip Burr of Hope Mills, North Carolina. 'They're so easy that the whole family- even little kids- can help decorate them.'"
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40 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Cut cookie dough into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  2. 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.


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Alright, there is something I need to warn everyone who makes this recipe about: If you want cute cookies in less time, use store bought dough, but if you want good cookies that taste homemade, ...

The kids and I made these a few years ago. They were cute and easy. Even my youngest (then 3), was able to help. Truthfully, they aren't the best tastingcookie out there, but they are a great...

This recipe has become my favorite holiday cookie, and my most raved about. The icing is delicious! I like the store bought sugar cookies. I use Pillsbury, and undercook them by 1 minute to l...

Very cute. We made these for my daughter's snowman themed birthday party. My daughters loved helping me decorate them and all the kids loved eating them! To save time, I bought the ready to b...