Monday, December 12, 2011

Tasty Tuesday: Melted Snowman S'mores

I posted this last year, but I wanted to share it again -- especially since my sister made up some super-cute printable gift tags!

When my friend, Donna, shared these cute Snowman S'mores with me, I wanted to share them with you!!  Special thanks to her for sending me the photos and directions!!

2 Tbsp. of canned icing
Wilton decorator food colors, orange and black (these make the truest colors instead of mixing the drops)
1 wooden skewer broken in half (use pointed end for painting nose, flat end for eyes and mouth)
Striped cookies
Cellophane bags (if desired)
Printable Directions/Gift Tags

1)  Mix 1 T. frosting with orange food coloring.  Melt in the microwave.  Repeat with the black coloring and frosting.  (This will make enough for a bag of marshmallows.)  Make an orange nose on the rounded sides of all the marshmallows with the pointed end of the skewer.  After the noses are finished, add the eyes and mouth with black frosting (using the blunt end of the skewer).

2)  Place the marshmallow in the microwave on top of a striped cookie.  Microwave for 10 seconds (no longer unless you want a tough marshmallow)!

3)  Put another cookie on top.  Enjoy your "melted" snowman!

My friend gives these treats to others at Christmas time.  If you want to share them, be sure to let the frosting dry completely, then place 2 cookies and one snowman marshmallow into a cellophane bag.  Include directions to microwave for 10 seconds! 

(Update:  You can download a customizable, printable version here.)

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Blogger The Running Mama said...

this is fantastic! i might be hitting the store later! :)

January 11, 2011 at 11:39 AM  
Blogger Miller Moments said...

sooo cute! and funny too :)

January 11, 2011 at 12:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They have food markers called food doodlers, that are awesome. You don't have the mess or the making time of frosting :) You can also make glass jars with cocoa mix and a snowmen to "melt" in the cocoa

January 12, 2011 at 5:19 AM  
Anonymous Heather @ Creative Family Moments said...

I love this! This is our kind of family fun!

January 15, 2011 at 5:36 PM  
Blogger MiaB said...

how cute is this :) Sharing this on my facebook page :)


December 12, 2011 at 3:48 PM  
Anonymous Heather @ Family Friendly Frugality said...

Making these today!

December 14, 2011 at 5:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

awesome & cute idea!

December 15, 2011 at 4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

These are sooo cute and super easy!! My daughter and I made them for her class Christmas party!

December 20, 2011 at 5:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I made these for my son's class for their holiday party "take home treat" and used the Wilton edible markers (orange and black available for Halloween). So simple and was a huge hit!

January 7, 2012 at 2:26 PM  

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