I’m melting!!

Well, not really, but these snowmen are...
Now, I didn’t come up with this idea…I have seen it on cakecentral and the decorated cookie, but I just couldn’t help posting mine.
Poor Frosty…
and the Mrs…
I made these to take into my son’s 1st grade class today for their winter/holiday party.
Last night when I was icing them my little guy came over and I and asked him what he thought, fully expecting a, “Oh mom, you’re the best!”. Not so much. He looked at the melted snowmen and his eyes welled with tears!
What the?!?! Not what I had expected.
He was incredibly upset that they were melting! I was like, “it’s supposed to be funny!!”…he didn’t get it.
I am now awarded Mom of the Year.
Making my poor child (almost) cry for the sake of a laugh. Mom. Of. The. Year.
I didn’t really think about this before hand, but these cookies ARE a little sick. For all intents and purposes this is a cookie depicting the slow death of a snowman. I think I might cry.
NOW what do I do? Well, I had to weigh my options…throw away all the melted snowmen and bake another batch of happy ones…OR, take the chance that the other kids will not be bothered by Frosty’s impending doom.
Long story short, I went with the latter. Taking my chances on making a room full of 6 &7 years olds cry I hesitantly unveiled the cookies at the party.
Here’s what happened…the kids didn’t care. In fact, all the melted snowmen went first.
A classroom full of future serial killers..OR a classroom full of kids with a good sense of humor. Again, I will go with the latter 😉
This will most likely be my last post until after Christmas, so I wish all the nice people who read my ramblings a very Merry one!

Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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23 Responses
  1. Teanna DiMicco

    Hahaha hysterical post! I LOVE your snowmen, but I guess I can see why it would make a child cry. But come on! They are hysterical!

  2. Ingrid

    Call me a picko but I love 'em! They're so cool! I'm not fond of baking and decorating cookies but I'm really tempted to try them.
    ~ingrid

  3. Chic Cookies

    Thanks for the mention!!! I thought up mr. melty a year ago and he's exploded on the internet much to my surprise (usually without mention of the original source–moi, and copied a LOT on cake central without mentioning where the idea came from, in one case, Mr. Melty was taken right from my blog and entered in a contest, if you can believe it). So I really appreciate your link to my blog. SO glad they were a hit!!

  4. bridget {bake at 350}

    Merry Christmas to you and yours! 🙂

    I think these are just precious! That will be a great story to tell your son someday! 😉

  5. Ozoz

    Ha ha ha. Oh aren't mums the coolest….? Glad the kids liked them. Phew, to fail at the hands of 6/7 yr olds….not good! kitchenbutterfly.com

  6. Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com}

    They are so cute!
    I liked the story too, and of course they were the first to go. Isn't that how things usually wind up 🙂

  7. Mara...

    Okay, I think these are the cutest cookies EVER!!!!!!! I love these!!!! So cute and clever!!! Can I use more exclamation points? LOL!

  8. Eris

    I love the melting snow men! Since I live in a country where doesn't snow, and we are in summer right now, It's a great idea xD

    I've never made snowmen shaped cookies because of that, but these are a great option =) in here everybody would laugh

  9. High Heels and Aprons

    Oh my, these are the cutest cookies ever! Too bad the 1st graders didn't get the humor, I laughed instantly when I saw them!

    Ally @ High Heels & Aprons

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