- Servings: 1 1/2 dozen
- Prep Time: 15 mins
- Cook Time: 45 mins
- Total Time: 1 hr
|½ cup||Butter or Margarine, softened|
|1 cup||Granulated Sugar|
|1 tsp||Grated Lemon Peel|
|2 cups||Gold Medal All-purpose Flour|
|1 tsp||Baking Powder|
|½ tsp||Baking Soda|
|1 cup||Plus 2 Tablespoons Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy Vanilla Ready-to-spread Frosting|
|3 Tbsp||Red Sugar|
|36||Currants or Semisweet Chocolate Chips|
|18||Red Cinnamon Candies|
|¾ cup||Shredded Coconut|
Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Beat butter, granulated sugar and lemon peel in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in egg and milk. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of drinking glass on each until about 1/4 inch and 3 inches in diameter. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Spread frosting on cookie (frost and decorate each cookie before starting another). Sprinkle red sugar over top third of cookie for hat. Press on miniature marshmallow for tassel. Press 2 currants for eyes and 1 cinnamon candy for nose into center third of cookie. Sprinkle coconut over bottom third for beard.
Recipe from Betty Crocker on Recipe.com