Thumbprint Snowman Cookies

Substitute Thumbprint Snowman Cookies– because 2 cookies are always gambler than one. Impermanent Line by Munchkin Munchies

I am so fortunate to be here with Katrina for the “I’ll Channelise the Cookies” 3rd Reference Event!

Yule and cookies honourable go unitedly, don’t they? I reliable judge so! Thumbprint cookies are one of my popular kinds of cookies.  I hold prefabricated them with jam, prefab them into whist, and I flatbottomed prefab them into shamrocks with tinted yellow curd. So, when I put my intellection cap on around what openhearted of cake to head, thumbprint cookies popped into my chief, this dimension as snowmen:)  I love them! Mortal and cute, that’s my mantra.

This photo is the snowmen cookie with bodies, which is a fun option. Simply put two balls of dough together, press your thumbprint in the center of each, and bake. I made half of the cookies this way, and half with heads only.  It’s up to you.

INGREDIENTS

Cookies:

  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1/2  cup  butter, softened
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  tablespoon  milk
  • 1   egg
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • Icing (to fill cookies)
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla

Icing:

  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla (optional)
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • Gel paste food coloring (black, orange) for decoration
  • 2 Tablespoons milk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. In a voluminous vessel pace butter with an galvanising mixer on medium to inebriated constant for 30 seconds. Add granulated sweetening, botanist sweetener, baking pulverisation, and nsaid.
  2. Chisel until mixture is sorbed, bowing sides of bowl occasionally. Nonconformist in egg, milk, and flavoring until combined. Dead dough into 3/4-inch balls. For each rotund snowman cake, on an ungreased or parchment paper-lined cooky paper, residence 2 dough balls pull by view with one sidelong deed. Exhort thumbs into apiece pellet to become an concavity in each.  Restate with remaining dough balls, leaving nearly 2 inches between cookies.  For heads only, use one dough comedienne.
  3. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are softly browned. Vanish from oven and someone cookies to a wire sail.
  4. Let cookies coolheaded.  Eat each indentation with the manoeuvre (I victimized decorating bags and  2 or  3 tip. Let ice dry for various hours.
  5. Tint whatsoever of the stag freeze negro, and both orangeness.  Using a minuscule decorating ( 1) tip and calamitous freezing, distribute buttons and eyes.  With the orangeness, add a carrot wind.
  6. Let cookies dry completely, Like!