Snowflake Filled Snowman Cookies
Three layer snowman cookie with clear candy belly allows the candy snowflakes to show through.
pinata cookies, snowman cookies
Beth Jackson Klosterboer
4 - 4 1/4
all purpose flour;
I start with 4 cups, then add more if needed
pure vanilla extract
almond or peppermint extract
Candy Window, Snowflakes and Decorations-
clear mint candies;
I used Arcor candies, crushed to a fine powder
bag Wilton Bright White Candy Melts
orange candy coated sunflower seeds
black sugar pearls
jar Wilton Snowflake Sprinkles
Mix the flour, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Stir in eggs, vanilla, and almond extract.
Add dry ingredients and stir just until it's mixed in.
Roll out dough to 3/16 of an inch. Cut 28 snowman cookies.
Cut circles out of 14 of those cookies.
Roll remaining dough out to 1/16th of an inch thickness.
Cut out 14 more snowmen.
Freeze cookies for 30 minutes until firm.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Set chilled cookies on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Bake the whole cookies and 14 of the cookies with holes for 11-14 minutes until set.
Bake the remaining trays of 14 cookies with holes for 10 minutes.
Remove and spoon in the crushed candy filling the hole 3/4's full.
Return to oven and melt for about 3 minutes.
Allow all cookies to cool completely.
Decorate the candy belly cookies using white candy melts, sunflower seeds, and black sugar pearls.
Freeze for a few minutes until the candy melts harden.
Attach one cookie with a hole to a whole cookies using candy melts.
Fill the hole with candy sprinkles.
Attach a decorated snowman cookie on top using candy melts.
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