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These Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies are so cute and perfect for any Christmas Cookie exchange or just to have at home to put a smile on your kid’s faces (they can help you make it, too, which they will love!)  We love to make cookies (my favorite are my 3 ingredient cookies!)

A tray of snowman decorated cookies.

Snowmen Cookie Ingredients:

1 package  Nutter Butter Cookies
1 package of Ghirardelli White Chocolate Wafers
Variety of  colors M&M candies

Royal Icing Ingredients: 

2 egg whites
1 C powder sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
Black gel food coloring

Snowmen Cookie Directions:

-Line a cookie with wax paper.
-Using a double boiler melt the white chocolate wafers.
-Dip each Nutter Butter cookies entirely into the melted  white chocolate.
-Make sure that the cookie is fully covered with the melted white chocolate.
-Remove the cookie from the melted chocolate then using a fork .
– Lay the white chocolate covered cookie on the wax paper to dry.

-Refer to the picture of the cookie for the next steps.
-Place two  matching colored M & M”s on the lower half of the cookie.

-Stand one orange M & M on it’s side  directly below the candy eyes and place it as the nose.
-Allow to dry completely.

Royal Icing Directions:

-Separate the egg yolk from the whites. putting only the egg whites into a mixing bowl.
-Stir in the sugar, cream of tarter and vanilla to the egg whites.
-Beating on medium for 6 minutes.
-If the icing has the appearance of  soup or is yellow in color add more powder sugar, 1 cup.
-Put the icing in a bowl adding in some of the black gel food coloring.  Mix well.
-Begin to scoop all of the black icing and put it into a piping bag with #2 tip.
-Using the black icing and make two black dots for the eyes in the middle of the top half of the Nutter Butter cookie.
-Using the same black icing make a smile with four smaller black dots under the nose.
-Allow the chocolate and icing to completely dry.


Have fun making these!   You could even add some of the ingredients as a stocking stuffer with a  little index card that says “Bake these cookies today!” and tape a picture of the cookies on there.

Here are a few more of my favorite stocking stuffers…
50 stocking stuffers the kids will LOVE!

And a few more fun ideas:
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Oh- and our book!
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Hi there!

I’m Becky, a former elementary school teacher turned certified child development therapist and blogger. I work at home with my husband and together we are raising (and partially homeschooling) our four children in the Carolinas. I love diet coke, ice cream, and spending time with my family.

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