Skillet Snowman recipe

Skillet Dip Snowman

Creamy chicken dip surrounded by puffs of French bread decorated with olives and a carrot to look like a cute snowman. This Skillet Dip Snowman makes a great appetizer for any Christmas party.
4.89 from 9 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 38 mins
Total Time 1 hr 3 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 12


  • skillet


  • 1 tube Pillsbury French Bread dough or 11-14 oz of your favorite bread dough
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • Sea salt or kosher salt

Chicken Dip

  • 8 oz  cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup  Miracle Whip
  • 12 oz  shredded chicken 1 large can
  • 1 tsp  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp  Worcestershire sauce
  • 6  extra-large black olives
  • 1 carrot


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Brush some butter on the inside of a 10-inch skillet.
  • Cut bread dough into 12 slices.
  • Roll each slice into balls.
  • Arrange the balls around the edge of the skillet.
  • Brush with melted butter and sprinkle on some salt.

 Chicken Dip

  • Combine the cream cheese, shredded chicken, Miracle Whip, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce in a large mixing bowl.
  • Beat with an electric mixer until well blended.
  • Spoon dip into the center of the skillet.
  • Spread it into an even layer so that it touches the edge of the bread balls.
  • Bake for 32-38 minutes until the bread is baked through and lightly brown.
  • Meanwhile, cut 7 round slices from 4 of the black olives.
  • Cut the carrot into a 3-4 inch pointed piece.
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and brush more butter over the bread pieces.
  • Decorate the dip with 2 whole black olive eyes, one carrot nose, and 7 black olive buttons in the smile.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Keyword Christmas, Christmas desserts, Christmas party, desserts, Holiday, Recipe, skillet dip, snowman
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