Lemon Snow People
Makes 12 snow people
4-1 / 2 to 5 cups all-purpose flour
1 / 2 cup sugar
2 envelopes FLEISCHMANN’S RapidRise Yeast
1 teaspoon salt
3 / 4 cup milk
1 / 2 cup water
1 / 2 cup butter or margarine
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice
In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, sugar, undissolved yeast, and salt. Heat milk, water and butter until very warm (120o to130oF). Gradually add to flour mixture. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add eggs, lemon peel and 1 cup flour. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Stir in remaining flour to make a stiff batter. Cover tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 to 24 hours.
Remove dough from refrigerator; divide into 12 equal pieces. Divide each piece into 1 small, 1 medium and 1 large piece. Roll into smooth balls. On greased baking sheet, arrange balls in a row, with edges touching to make a snow person. Flatten slightly with palm of hand. Repeat with remaining dough to make 12 snow people. Allow 2 inches between snow people on baking sheets. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
Bake at 375oF for 15 minutes or until done. Remove from sheet; cool on wire rack, Brush with Lemon Glaze; decorate with mini chocolate chips or currants to make face and buttons. Tie colored ribbons on necks for scarves. Cut out hats from colored paper; secure on heads with toothpicks.
In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice. Stir until smooth.
Serving size: 1 snow person
Serving weight: 4 ounces (114 grams)
Calories 340; Total fat 9 g; Saturated fat 5 g;
Cholesterol 55 mg; Sodium 290 mg; Carbohydrates 56 g; Dietary fiber 2 g; Sugars 18 g; Protein 7 g