These super-cute snowmen (which rely on melted caramels and royal icing to stay together) are easy for little hands to help put together, and they're a great way to enjoy some family time during the holidays.  Wrap them up in a simple, clear plastic bag for teacher treats or for your children to give to their friends.

Recipe by MyRecipes December 2009

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Ryan Benyi; Styling: Karen Tack

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Dip a marshmallow in melted caramel; place on a gingersnap. Put sprinkles over excess caramel. Halve a marshmallow for head and attach with royal icing. Insert pretzels in body.

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  • Flatten a spice drop; attach another to form hat. Cut scarves and bow ties from fruit leather; tuck under head. Dye royal icing and pipe eyes, nose and buttons. Attach pink Decors for cheeks.

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