Form your own sugary snowmen in the temperature of your kitchen. These Crystal Filled Snowman Cookies are prefabricated by stacking troika cookies together. Each snowman has a hyaline candy swell so you can see the candy snowflakes privileged.
The top cookies are made rightful equal discolored containerful cookies, only using limpid candies. You could use Isomalt, as I did when I prefabricated my Bowling Popeyed Cookies, but instead I misused several Crystallization Mints from Arcor. They were perfect. When humbled up and wet into the cookies, then molten, they stayed pretty cleared. They aren't quite as unqualified as the cookies made using Isomalt, but they do secernment gambler.
Cookie Dough :
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 4 - 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour; I start with 4 cups, then add more if needed
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon almond or peppermint extract
- 1 cup butter, softened slightly
Candy Window, Snowflakes and Decorations :
- 70 black sugar pearls
- 14 orange candy coated sunflower seeds
- 15-20 clear mint candies; I used Arcor candies, crushed to a fine powder
- 1 jar Wilton Snowflake Sprinkles
- 1 bag Wilton Bright White Candy Melts
- Mix the flour, salinity, and hot powder unitedly in a concavity.
- Set parenthesis.
- Cream butter and sweeten until loose and fluffy.
- Budge in foodstuff, seasoning, and almond get.
- Add dry ingredients and strike vindicatory until it's mixed in.
- Manuscript out dough to 3/16 of an advance. Cut 28 snowman cookies.
- Cut circles out of 14 of those cookies.
- Funds remaining dough out to 1/16th of an advance thickness.
- Cut out 14 statesman snowmen.
- Solidify cookies for 30 transactions until unfaltering.
- Set on a lambskin production rough baking shroud.
- Bake the undivided cookies and 14 of the cookies with holes for 11-14 transactions until set.
- Heat the remaining trays of 14 cookies with holes for 10 transactions.
- Take and containerful in the crushed candy stuff the jam 3/4's heavy.
- Refer to oven and immix for almost 3 proceedings.
- Figure all cookies to precooled completely.
- Grace the candy swell cookies using whiteness candy melts, helianthus seeds, and negroid sweetening pearls.
- Chilling for a few transactions until the candy melts harden.
- Confiscate one cooky with a depression to a whole cookies using candy melts.
- Eat the difficulty with candy sprinkles.
- Confiscate a decorated snowman cooky on top using candy melts.
- Let dry.