Cute Snowman Cookies

Prep Time: 30 min
Total Time: 60 min
Servings: 16

Bring the fun of building a snowman indoors with these kid-friendly holiday cookies.


  • 1 roll (468 g) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1 1/3 cups whipped vanilla frosting (from 340 g container)
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon red or green decorator sugar crystals
  • 32 brown miniature candy-coated chocolate candies (for eyes)
  • 80 miniature semisweet chocolate chips (for mouths) (about 1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 1 large orange gumdrop candy, cut into 16 small carrot-shaped triangles (for noses) (about 1 1/2 teaspoons)


  1. Bake cookies as directed on roll, cutting dough into 16 slices. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon frosting on each cookie. Spoon remaining frosting into 1-quart resealable bag with small hole cut in one bottom corner. For hat, sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon sugar crystals on top half of each cookie. Pipe remaining frosting across each cookie and along top edge of each cookie for outline and puffball of hat.
  3. Decorate each cookie with 2 miniature chocolate candies for eyes, 5 miniature chocolate chips for mouth and gumdrop candy for nose.

Expert Tips

  • Store cookies in covered container.
  • For a festive holiday cookie plate, sprinkle half of the cookies with green sugar crystals and half with red sugar crystals.