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Snowman Treats

My daughter, Hannah, and I came up with this recipe on Christmas Eve when she wanted to make treats for Santa. Building a real snowman is fun, but we think coating one in candy is even cooler! —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    17 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 pieces candy corn
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 34 round butter-flavored crackers
  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 34 milk chocolate M&M's
  • Decorating icing

Directions

  • Remove yellow ends from candy corn. Cut each candy in half lengthwise; set aside. Meanwhile, spread peanut butter over half of the crackers; top with remaining crackers to make sandwiches.
  • In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip sandwiches in candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
  • Immediately arrange 1-2 teaspoons miniature chocolate chips to make eyes and a mouth; add a reserved candy corn half for a nose. For earmuffs, place an M&M on either side of face, connected with a strip of decorating icing. Let stand for 30 minutes or until set. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 206 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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