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20+ Easy Snowman Cookie Decorating Ideas for Christmas

Discover a ton of delightful snowman cookie decorating ideas! From classic designs to creative twists, these easy recipes bring festive joy to your Christmas celebrations.

20+ Snowman Cookie Decorating Ideas

Transform your holiday gatherings into a winter wonderland of sweetness with these enchanting snowman cookie decorating ideas! Dive into the festive spirit and let your creativity run wild as you adorn your delicious sugar cookies with delightful snowman-themed decorations this holiday season. 

From a classic black icing top hat and carrot nose to whimsical scarves and colorful mittens, our suggested designs cater to both traditional and playful tastes.

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Embrace the magic of the season by using white royal icing, fondant, and an array of edible embellishments to bring your snowman cookies to life. Whether you opt for a charming family of snowmen or go for a solo frosty friend, the possibilities are as endless as the snowflakes in a winter storm.

Snow Globe Sugar Cookies

Consider incorporating sparkling sugar crystals for a snowy finish, or experimenting with edible glitter to make your snowmen shimmer and shine. Don’t forget to include tiny candy buttons, licorice belts, and marshmallow accents to add a touch of whimsy and personality to each delectable creation.

snowman face cookies

For an interactive experience, set up a cookie decorating station at your holiday gatherings, complete with an assortment of icings, sprinkles, and decorations. Encourage friends and family to join in the fun, creating their own unique snowman masterpieces.

Whether you’re a seasoned decorator or a novice in the kitchen, these snowman cookie decorating ideas are sure to warm hearts and spark joy throughout the holiday season. 

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You’ll want to start with my grandmas classic sugar cookie dough recipe and a batch of royal icing.  This royal icing recipe is a must make – it hardens for a perfectly decorated surface.

These recipes are so much fun and perfect for getting into the holiday spirit.  Let the frosty festivities begin!

You typically only need a handful of ingredients from the grocery store.


  • Soft sugar cookies
  • Orange sprinkle or orange jimmies
  • White icing, orange icing, blue icing and maybe a bit of green and brown.
  • Candy eyeballs
Starbucks Copycat Snowman Sugar Cookies

Cute snowman cookies:

Indulge in homemade joy with these Starbucks snowman cookies! Soft and festive, this copycat recipe brings the magic of the season to your kitchen.

Melted Snowman Sugar Cookies

Delight in whimsical sweetness with these adorable melted snowman cookies! Capture the charm of winter in every delicious, festive bite.

Easy Snowman Cookie Decorating

Create cute snowmen cookies with this easy icing technique. Perfect for festive treats that melt hearts with sweetness, these are sure to become the favorite cookies on your holiday cookie tray!

Circle Shaped Snowman Sugar Cookies

Delight in winter magic with these charming circle-shaped snowman sugar cookies. Adorned with festive details, these decorated cookies are a sweet treat for the season!

Christmas Sugar Cookies with Printable Gift Tags

This Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe is perfect for making these fun cookies with royal icing for Christmas! Little hands will love making their own sugar cookies with a bit of white cookie icing and food coloring..

Snowman Cookie Ideas

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Snowman Cookie Decorating Ideas

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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