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Melting Snowman Christmas Cookies

Poor Frosty! But don’t you cry – these fun Melting Snowman Cookies are so cute and delicious! Plus, they’ll be back again at Christmas year after year!

Overhead view of cookies decorated as melting snowmen
Well, not really, but these snowmen are...
Close up of a sugar cookie frosted with royal icing to look like melted snow.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…
Overhead view of a cookie decorated as a melting snowman.and the Mrs…
Overhead view of a cookie decorated as a melting snowman.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.
A cookie decorated as a melting snowman next to a cookie decorated as a whole snowman.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 😉
A sugar cookie decorated to look like a snowman.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!

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23 comments on “Melting Snowman Christmas Cookies”

  1. Ann Marie @ White House, Black Shutters

    So cute and yet so hilarious. Your post had both me and my husband laughing!

  2. 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. 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. Tami (Pixeltrash)

    The melting snowmen are too cute! I made snowman cookies this year too! I had so much fun with them! Happy Holidays!

  5. i just found your blog, SOOO cute, you are so talented, we may be calling for my daughters wedding~ when she gets married!

  6. bridget {bake at 350}

    Merry Christmas to you and yours! πŸ™‚

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

  7. 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

  8. 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 πŸ™‚

  9. SprinkleBakes

    These are adorable! I'm so glad you posted these! – and poor little guy. I'm sure he was happier once he tasted one. πŸ™‚

  10. Those are too cute. I never would have though t htat was sad but now I can see it. Poor kiddo!

    Merry Christmas to you too!

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

  12. 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

  13. That is so funny! I'm glad it all worked out! These cookies are adorable..love the marshmallow head:)
    Merry Christmas!

  14. 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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