Snowman Cookies Recipe

Snowman Cookies Recipe
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup butter, softened
  2. 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  3. 2 cups sugar
  4. 1 Eggland's Best Egg
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  7. 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  8. 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  9. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  10. Miniature semisweet chocolate chips and green and red M&M's Minis
FROSTING
  1. 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  2. 1/8 teaspoon coconut extract
  3. 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  4. Red and/or green food coloring
  5. Miniature milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. In another bowl, whisk flour and baking powder; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°. Shape dough into thirty 1-in. balls, thirty 3/4-in. balls and thirty 1/2-in. balls. On ungreased baking sheets, place one ball of each size, side by side, for each snowman.
  3. Bake 18-20 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven; immediately add chocolate chips for eyes and M&M's for buttons. Remove carefully from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
  4. For frosting, in a small bowl, beat confectioners' sugar, extract and enough milk to reach a piping consistency. If two colors of frosting are desired, transfer half of the frosting to another bowl; tint with food coloring.
  5. Cut a small hole in a corner of a food-safe plastic bag; fill with frosting. Pipe scarves on snowmen. Use frosting to attach chocolate kisses for hats. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
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