Christmas Recipes

Snowman Oatmeal Cookies

Snowman Oatmeal Cookies recipe

Yield: 4 jumbo cookies.


  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • Decorator frosting in tubes
  • Candy sprinkles and small candies


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease two cookie sheets.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars with electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and vanilla extract; beat well.
  3. In s separate bowl, combine flour and baking soda; mix well. Add to butter mixture; mix well. Stir in oats; mix well.
  4. Divide dough into 4 equal portions. Using hands, pat each portion of dough into a large 1/4-inch thick snowman on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  6. Cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheets; carefully remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
  7. Decorate as desired with frosting and candy.
  8. Store tightly covered.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Quaker Oats

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