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Donut snowmen

December 22, 2011

This is an incredibly easy gift for kids to make, so I wanted to make sure to share it while there are still a couple days before Christmas.  I grabbed the ipod and took a couple quick pics, so you have to imagine magnified cuteness in person.

Sam put these little donut snowmen together to pass out at school today.  They turned out super sweet, and were pretty inexpensive.  Each snowman consists of a pretzel rod bag (from the craft store), 3 powdered donuts or donut holes, and a ribbon scrap.  We made a template on one pretzel bag, then Sam just kept going until he had enough bags.  Once the donuts are in, the top is folded over and tucks perfectly under the ribbon scarf.  As Claudia would say, “Easy peasy lemon squeezy.”

8 Comments leave one →
  1. December 22, 2011 7:48 am

    What a great idea! I’m going to remember this one for next year!

  2. December 22, 2011 11:39 am

    Such a cute idea Michelle! You have some good ones on here for Christmas, like the santa hats, so easy to do too. I have to get busy!

  3. Denise permalink
    December 22, 2011 1:14 pm

    I love your Santa hats..and now this ! Even a non-baker can make a ‘crafty goodie” Thank so much !! Happy Holidays to your little family and may the best of all goodness come your way!

  4. December 22, 2011 1:34 pm

    I am in love with this! I had no plans to return to the store before Christmas, but now I may have to… thanks for the idea!!!

  5. December 29, 2011 4:42 am

    Hope you had a great Christmas! Love the look of your donut snowman!

  6. December 29, 2011 5:39 pm

    Hi Michelle,
    Made these for church and they came out very cute! Thanks for the idea, the volunteers loved them! Have a Happy New Year to you and yours.
    Robin Sue


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