How to Make Simple Snowman Cookies
While I do appreciate the not-so-freezing weather that Florida can offer, I do miss the snow days when I lived in Seattle. But decorating this "Let it Snow" cookie set helped bring back all the snowy winter feels.
If you're new to decorating, this cookie set would be perfect for you. All 4 cookie designs are relatively easy to decorate. Even the "let it snow" script cookie has a stencil available to make adding the words a breeze.
For this tutorial, I'll be decorating my favorite from this set, the snowman.
Let it Snowman Cookie Cutter
Each of these cookies are 4-inches tall and about 2.3-inches in width. As a collection, they fit perfectly in this BRP long cookie box (12" x 5" x 1.5"). You can purchase these cookie cutters as the 4-piece set, or each one individually.
Template for the Simple Snowman Cookies
To help with the decorating process, I made a PDF template of all the new Christmas cookie cutter designs, including this snowman cookie.
Click the link below for the downloadable template PDF file.
If you have a Kopykake or Pico projector, just print it out (or pull it up on your mobile device) and you are good to go. For those without a projector, follow the suggested steps below by cutting out the template and tracing the design onto the cookie with an edible food marker.
The Decorating Process
For the colors used for these snowman cookies, you will need the following suggested colors:
- White flood royal icing (I used Americolor Bright White.)
- Light Blue flood icing (I mixed Americolor Wedgewood with a touch of Super Black.)
- Darker Blue flood icing (I used more food gel concentration of the Light Blue icing color above.)
- Orange icing (I used Americolor Orange.)
- Black icing (I used Americolor Super Black.)
- Brown icing for the sled. (I mixed Americolor Taupe with a touch of Americolor Warm Brown.)
Begin by filling the lower snowman body section with white icing, and fill the cap section with light blue icing. Let this icing set for 15 minutes.
Then fill the face section with white icing, and the top pom of the cap with darker blue icing. Allow this icing to dry for one hour.
Next, add the dark blue head band on the cap and add the orange carrot nose.
Finish the details by adding the black eyes, the black buttons, the white snow accent dots, and drawing on the smile with a fine-tipped food pen in black ink.
The steps above are summarized in the time-lapsed video below.
Here's the finished snowman cookies, along with the other designs in this set.
For gift packaging options, I love this BRP long cookie box (12" x 5" x 1.5"). All four cookies fit perfectly with wiggle room to seal them in heat-sealed cello bags.
Also, for a fun and quick demo, I made this stencil video of the Let it Snow script cookie on my social media. You can see how I decorated that cookie in action by clicking here.