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Sweet Snowman

 Sweet Snowman
Creating this charming snowman is even more fun than building the real thing--and you don't need mittens to do it. All the purchased treats kids love give this frosty fellow his engaging identity.
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vanilla frosting
  • 3 Sno Balls
  • 3 wooden skewers (8 inches)
  • 1 chocolate wafer (2-1/2 inches)
  • 2 Oreo cookies
  • 1 piece red shoestring licorice (12 inches)
  • 2 brown M&M's
  • 1 piece candy corn
  • 5 miniature chocolate chips
  • 3 semisweet chocolate chips
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  • Place 1 teaspoon vanilla frosting on top of each Sno Ball. Stack Sno
  • Balls on a serving plate on top of each other to form the snowman.
  • Cut skewers slightly shorter than the height the of snowman; insert
  • through the center of Sno Balls to secure them. Place chocolate
  • wafer on top to form hat brim. Place a dollop of frosting on top of
  • one sandwich cookie; top with other cookie. Attach to wafer with
  • frosting to create the hat. Carefully tie licorice around snowman
  • for a scarf. Use frosting to attach M&M's for eyes, candy corn for
  • nose, miniature chips for mouth and semisweet chips for buttons.
  • Dust confectioners' sugar around base of snowman if desired.
  • Yield: 1 snowman (3 servings).

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Editor's Note: Sno Balls are Hostess brand snack cakes.