(Makes about 30 cookies)
1 cup butter, room temperature
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
3-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Mini chocolate chips
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 to 2 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
Red and green food coloring
30 Chocolate kisses for hats
Beat together butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add egg and extracts; mix well.
Combine flour and baking powder. Gradually beat the flour mixture into the creamed butter. Cover and refrigerate a few hours or overnight.
Roll dough into 90 balls: 30 (1-inch), 30 (3/4-inch), 30 (1/2-inch)
Position one ball of each size on an ungreased baking sheet to form a snowman. Repeat with remaining balls.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Press mini chocolate chips into each snowman for eyes and buttons.
Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
Combine the sugar, milk, and extract in a bowl until smooth. Divide icing into 2 bowls. Stir red food coloring into 1 and green coloring into the other.
Spoon icing into 2 pastry bags fitted with small star tip. Pipe around each snowman’s neck to form a scarf. Use icing to attach a chocolate kiss to each snowman. Pipe a rim and pom-pom on each hat.
These adorable snowman cookies not only look good but taste delicious. The cookie dough is made with butter and cream cheese with a hint of coconut flavor. They are nice cookies for Christmas or any winter get-together.
Crafted of ivory china accented with gold.
Use as a centerpiece for your table or fill with cookies