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Snow Mitten Sugar Cookies

Snow Mitten Sugar Cookies

How adorable are these snow mitten sugar cookies? I love that they actually look like they have snow on them!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword snow mitten sugar cookie recipe, snow mitten sugar cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 272 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 C butter
  • 1 1/2 C Powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter

Icing:

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 C cream of tarter
  • 1/2 C vanilla
  • 4 1/2 C powder sugar
  • teal red and green gel color
  • 1 container of white sanding sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  3. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg and mix until combined and creamy
  4. Using a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tarter
  5. Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed
  6. Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined
  7. Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times
  8. Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick
  9. Cut out a few mittens and place onto the cookie sheet
  10. Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  11. Repeat steps until completely out of dough
  12. Let cookies cool completely
  13. Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
  14. Split the icing into 4 bowls
  15. Add in a few drops of teal into one bowl and mix until combined
  16. Add in a few drops of red into the second bowl and mix until combined
  17. Add in a few drops of green into the third bowl and mix until combined
  18. Leave the fourth bowl white
  19. Scoop a small amount of frosting into the piping bags
  20. With what is remaining in the icing bags, add in a few tablespoons (about 2) of water into the bowls and mix until combined
  21. Pour the thinned icing into the squeeze bottles and set aside
  22. Using the teal piping bag, pipe an outline around the top half, leaving the bottom bare for the white on the mitten
  23. Fill in with the thinned teal icing
  24. Repeat steps with remaining red and green colors onto the other cookies.
  25. Let cookies dry overnight
  26. Using the white icing piping bag, pipe a outline around the bottom part of the mitten and fill in with the thinned icing
  27. Pour the sprinkles onto a plate
  28. Dip the white part of the mitten into the sprinkles and set aside
  29. Repeat steps on remaining cookies
  30. Let cookies dry for an hour
  31. Using the white icing, pipe a snowflake onto the middle of the mitten
  32. Dip into the sprinkles
  33. Repeat steps with remaining cookies
  34. Choose one of the three colors to pipe a strip across the lower part of the mitten
  35. Let cookies dry for another hour before enjoying.
Nutrition Facts
Snow Mitten Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 272 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 134mg6%
Potassium 869mg25%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.