Monday, December 23, 2013

Snowman Day

These adorable, tasty, snowman-inspired recipes are sure to brighten any winter day. Try them and see for yourself! They are wonderful little gifts and a great baking activity for children to help decorate.


Mr. Snowman Cupcakes

Ingredients:

1 box Stonewall Kitchen Vanilla Cupcake Mix 

For the cupcakes
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup water, lukewarm
For the frosting
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
For Mr. Snowman
  • Black jelly beans
  • Orange gumdrops
  • Chocolate covered cookies
  • Chocolate covered candy

Directions:

  1. Make cupcakes and frosting according to package directions.
  2. Frost cupcakes.
  3. Use black jelly beans cut in half for the eyes and mouth.
  4. Cut an orange gumdrop into the shape of a carrot for the nose.
  5. Cut a round chocolate cookie in half for the brim of the hat and use a small square chocolate candy for the top of the hat.


Frosty the Doughnuts

Ingredients:


Directions:

  1. Make and bake doughnuts according to package instructions.
  2. Make the mouth and eyes with mini chocolate morsels. (The chocolates stay on better if you make small holes in the doughnut first with a toothpick and then force the chocolates into the small holes)
  3. Roll out an orange gumdrop and cut into a carrot shape for the nose.

 Happy baking!

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