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!)
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.