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We are hosting a Christmas dinner at our home this weekend for some of our family members. So, we would really like the house to look like the holidays, but we also want to decorate in such a way that makes our guest feel at home. We like to do a theme every year and this year we have picked snowmen, so we decided to try out an edible snowman centerpiece for our table.

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece

Everything that we needed for our edible snowman centerpiece was easily found at Walmart, including the Hostess Sno Balls that we used to make the snowmen. There is really no hard set of directions to follow to make snowmen, but here is a nice start for you.

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

You Will Need…
Hostess Sno Balls {3 per snowman}
pretzel sticks {2 per snowman}
candy corn {1 piece per snowman}
Holiday Sixlets {We used 5 per snowman}
black beads {for the mouth, inedible. We used 5-6 per snowman}
icing {just a small amount, perhaps a teaspoon – so save some next time you make a cake, cupcakes, etc.}
straws {1 per snowman}

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

Stack 3 Hostess Sno Balls on top of each other. Then skewer them with a straw to hold them together.

Stick a pretzel in either side of the snowman for arms. If you think the pretzel arms are too long, be sure to push them in the Sno Balls further until they are the length that you like.

Use the Sixlets for the mouth and bottons. Use the beads for the mouth and the candy corn for the nose. To get them to stick, dip them first in the icing and then press them into the Hostess Sno Ball. Hold them for a few seconds and they will stick well after the icing starts hardening. Finally, snip off the end of the straw.

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

Finally decorate the table with other snow related items. We like the smaller silver snowflakes and also have used them on our tree this year. We also purchased the two larger ones to use on the table. When you are done with your edible snowman centerpiece, just pull the beads off and throw them out and eat the rest off of the straw. ๐Ÿ˜‰

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

My daughter and I have made gingerbread houses for as long as we can remember. We might make one again this year, but I thought the snowman scene was a nice change that goes well with our snowman theme. Plus, we really like Hostess Sno Balls. You could also use Hostess products to make other cool holiday decorations besides an edible snowman centerpiece. I think Hostess Twinkies would make an excellent cabin for a village scene or in place of a gingerbread house. You could also use them to make reindeer by adding pretzel sticks for the legs. See what you and your kiddos can come up with. ๐Ÿ™‚

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

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About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for, an entertainment site. Her interests include traveling, home decor, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her dog, Daisy.


  1. Sherry Compton says:

    Love the idea. Cute and yummy, too. My grandkids would love this plus it goes along with my granddaughter singing “Do you Want to Build a Snowman.” ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. I love this cute centerpiece! I bet the kids would love to create this, though I feel some Snowballs would be sacrificed. LOL

    • Dawn McAlexander says:

      Sometimes you have to take one for the team. And sometimes the Sno Balls do, too. ๐Ÿ˜›

  3. Very cool but I would be afraid of little creepy creatures eating on it at night…

    • Dawn McAlexander says:

      Haha! Of the kid or insect variety? As far as insects go, eat it before they can. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Amber Pierce says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  5. JULIA NOLD says:

    LOVE snowpeople

  6. so glad Hostess products are back on the shelves

  7. Your centerpiece is so cute! I love snowmen ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Rochelle Johnson says:

    To cute, I love snowballs.

  9. joanne major says:

    I love the snow man I think that I will make some this week end with the grandkids

  10. Ashley Wasnick says:

    Merry Christmas!!

  11. Lori Thomas says:

    Cute idea!! Thanks for the chance.

  12. Taylor Gipson says:

    I love this idea, very creative. I will be doing this with my daughter.

  13. Jessica Menster says:

    I love the snoball snowman! My three boys would have a blast making them and then eating them!!!

  14. The snowball snowman is really cute – I know the kids would have fun with that one.

  15. I used to love those Snoballs when I was a kid! My kids have never tried them, but this would a fun Christmas surprise to introduce them.

  16. sandra davis says:

    That is just an adorable idea. The kids and adults as well would love this.

  17. Such a cute idea but it would make me hungry and want to eat it! Love the silver snowflakes and glad that hostess is back on the shelves in full force.

  18. This is an amazing and cute idea. I have been searching for something to do with my boys this weekend that would relate to winter and the holidays; this will be perfect! Thank you for posting such an amazing idea for this time of year!

  19. Linda Szymoniak says:

    What an adorable idea. I’m just glad Hostess is back. I missed them when the company closed for a while.

  20. The snow men are really cute. It’s a nice holiday dessert idea.

  21. Francine Anchondo says:

    I will have to make these my kids would love to make them.

  22. valerie sobus says:

    I’m not usually a fan of how these snowballs taste but it’s a really awesome idea for a centerpiece for a party! I never would have thought to do this ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. I shared this snowman with my mother in law since she is watching my girls for Christmas because this is a cute project for them. Love it!

  24. chrissy mitchell thompson says:

    i love this snack. I started following on pinterest and found so many creative snacks. Thank you for this.

  25. Michelle Macaluso says:

    This is so cute. I’m definitely going to make these with the kids.

  26. I have planning to go to Walmart. I have not made it there.

  27. Thanks for the chance!

  28. christine j says:

    I love all the great products for hostess. The snowman idea looks fun.

  29. What a cute idea, but it wouldnt last more than 30 minutes in my house, one of the boys would take a bite and then it would look like an episode of the walking dead from that moment on!!

  30. BrianLve says:

    That would be cool any day in this cold winter.