Ducks 'n a Row: Rolled Cookies - Cute Little Snowman Cookies with M&M Buttons

07 December 2016

Rolled Cookies - Cute Little Snowman Cookies with M&M Buttons

Simple to make - fun to bake - yummy to eat! Rolled sugar cookies are perfect anytime at all but especially for the holidays! I have made them in all sorts of shapes but these snowman cookies are my favorite. They are so easy - you don't have to be a baking genius to make them. Get the kids involved, dig in and have fun!

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Rolled Snowman Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
Tub of vanilla frosting
Tub of dark chocolate frosting
Bag of MARS Milk Chocolate M&M's®s
Decorator frosting in little tubes

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Preparing the Dough
Cream softened butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Add eggs and vanilla, mixing on medium speed.
Add baking powder, salt and flour (add flour one cup at a time) and blend.
Separate into two sections of dough.
Wrap in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 1 hour up to 24 hours.

Baking Directions
Preheat oven 400°
Lightly flour a clean counter.
Roll one section of dough, using a rolling pin, to about 1/2 inch thick.
Cut out with cookie cutters
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 6-8 minutes till very lightly brown on the edges.
Cool completely.
Frost and decorate.

Snowman Cookie Decorations
Vanilla frosting: body and face
Dark chocolate frosting: top hat
Mini-chocolate chips: eyes
MARS Milk Chocolate M&M's®s: buttons and nose
Decorator frosting tubes: pink (mouth), red (band on hat), green (scarf)

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