Teddy Bear Cookies

Looking for a decorative dessert? Then check out this delicious teddy bear cookie recipe.

  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups firmly packed brown sugar
1
cup butter, softened
1
to 2 teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/4
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
2 1/2
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1
teaspoon baking soda
Brown or chocolate decorator icing
Red miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces
  • 1 In large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs; blend well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In medium bowl, combine flour, oats and baking soda; mix well. Add to brown sugar mixture; blend well. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. For each bear, form two 1/2-inch balls and one 1 1/2-inch ball. Place large ball on ungreased cookie sheet; place smaller pieces on top to form ears. Flatten dough slightly; crimp edges with fork, Repeat with remaining dough, placing large balls of dough 3 inches apart on cookies sheets.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool 10 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 5 To decorate, use small round tip on decorator icing; pipe icing on each cookie for eyes and mouth. For nose, use small amount of icing to secure candy-coated chocolate piece on cookie. Let stand until icing is set. Store in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1are Cookie
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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