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Snowmen Cookies

No recipe image available.No special cookie cutters are needed to make these fun, festive snowmen cookies.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Sifted powdered sugar

Suggested decorations:
Decorating gels
Colored sprinkles

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add flour and baking soda; mix well.
  3. Shape dough into an equal number of 1/2-inch and 1-inch diameter balls. Using 1 small and 1 large ball for each snowman, place balls, slightly overlapping, on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Flatten to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in additional flour. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Bake 19 to 21 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.
  6. Sprinkle each snowman with sifted powdered sugar and decorate as desired.

Makes about 20 cookies.