Season's Greetings Snowmen

Season's Greetings Snowmen

Here’s a fun way to make snowman cookies without rolling out the dough or using a cookie cutter.

1:15 prep time
24 cookies
151 Rating


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup coarse grain sugar
Assorted multi-colored sprinkles and small candies
Mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
24 small pretzel sticks, halved


Heat oven to 325°F.

Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk and almond flavoring; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls, 24 (3/4-inch) balls and 24 (1/2-inch) balls. Roll each in coarse grain sugar. 

Form each snowman by arranging 1 of each size ball onto cookie sheet, from small to large. Gently press balls together. Repeat with remaining balls.

Create eyes and mouth of snowmen, using sprinkles and candies. Place chocolate chips or small candies onto snowmen for buttons. Insert pretzel sticks into middle ball of snowmen for arms.

Bake 13-15 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Carefully transfer to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Recipe Tip

Choose shiny cookie sheets made from aluminum or stainless steel for even baking and consistently shaped cookies. They should be at least 2 inches narrower and shorter than your oven’s inside dimensions to allow for proper air circulation.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 150

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 100mg

Carbohydrates: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #13577©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

It was a sucess at the holidays. I plan to use this for many holidays in several different patters.
Thank You,
Melinda G

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
5 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval


Your friend thought you might be interested in Season's Greetings Snowmen

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.


YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.


    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.

    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required


    Your question has been submitted.

    Close Window