Snowman Cookies

Get ready for a delightful winter treat with our Snowman Cookies! These adorable cookies will warm your heart and make you smile with their cozy spice goodness and cute snowman design. Perfect for adding a touch of holiday cheer to your day!

Get ready to have a jolly good time with our Snowman Cookies! These adorable treats are like a winter wonderland party in your mouth. They’re made with our classic gingerbread recipe, packed with that cozy spice goodness that warms your soul. But here’s the best part – each cookie is shaped into the cutest little snowman, complete with a frosty white icing hat and a big, carrot nose!

Whether you’re building a snowman outside or cuddled up indoors, these cookies will add a sprinkle of holiday cheer to your day. So gather ’round with family and friends, get creative with the decorations, and share some laughs as you bite into these delightful Snowman Cookies. They’re the perfect way to sweeten up your winter days and celebrate the season with a big, frosty smile!

Why You Will Love These Snowman Cookies

– Cute holiday party favors

– Best to prepare in batches

– A balanced mix of spicy and sweet

How to Make Snowman Cookies


– Mixing bowl

– Electric Mix

– Rolling pin

– Circular cookie cutter

– Baking pin

– Butter knife

– Piping bags

– Cooling rack


For full instructions, please view our recipe card below

1. Prepare your dough by whisking together your ingredients, then once the dough has been formed, remove it from the bowl, and divide the dough in half then cover it in plastic wrap.

2. Place the dough in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours then remove and roll out your dough.

3. While preheating the oven to 350, cut out your Snowman using the Snowman cookie cutters, then place on a baking sheet and bake for approximately 10 minutes.

4. While baking, prepare your royal icing and place it into piping bags

5. Once the cookies have fully baked immediately remove and transfer to the cooling rack.

6. Once cooled, style and decorate as usual.

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snowman cookies

Snowman Cookies


Get ready for a delightful winter treat with our Snowman Cookies! These adorable cookies will warm your heart and make you smile with their cozy spice goodness and cute snowman design. Perfect for adding a touch of holiday cheer to your day!



For Cookies

  • unsalted butter
  • ⅔ cup molasses
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg (room temperature)
  • 1 pure vanilla extract
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

For Royal Icing

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons meringue powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups warm water
  • few drops of red color
  • few drops of black or blue color


For Cookies

  1. In a bowl take butter and beat until it’s creamy, next add brown sugar and molasses and beat on medium-high speed until creamy.

  2. Add egg and vanilla extract, beat at high speed for 2 minutes.

  3. Sift and add flour, salt, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves into the mixture and mix all together to form the dough.

  4. Divide the dough into half, roll them into a disc shape, and wrap them tightly in a plastic wrap.

  5. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

  6. Preheat the oven to 350 F or 175 C.

  7. Remove 1 disc of chilled dough and roll out the disc until ¼ inch thick, with the help of two circular (medium and small) cookie cutters, cut into shapes and join the two circles to form a snowman figure.

  8. Bake the cookies for about 9-10 minutes for soft cookies (to make it little bit crisp bake for few more minutes)

  9. Allow the cookies to cool completely.

  10. After cooling, decorate as desired.

Preparing the Royal Icing

  1. In a bowl take powdered sugar, meringue powder, and vanilla extract and beat for 2-3 minutes adding water gradually (1 teaspoon at a time)

  2. Beat until stiff peaks are formed.

  3. Divide the icing into different bowls.

  4. Reserve more than half of the uncolored-icing to make the base of the cookies.

  5. Add a few drops of desired food colors in the remaining icing. (Red and Black/Blue)

  6. Fill all Icing into individual piping bags for decorating.

Instructions to Decorate

  1. First, flood the snowman using a round icing tip with white icing.

  2. Allow the icing to set at room temperature. (You can speed up the process by keep cookies in the refrigerator)

  3. Using a smaller round icing tip (#1) pipe the red scarf and nose, and then the buttons and eyes. (You can use the back of the toothpick as well If it’s difficult for you to make the buttons and eyes with the piping bag)

  4. Allow the icing to set at room temperature.



Storage: You can store the gingerbread snowman cookies in an air-tight container at room temperature for about 1 week.

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