Valentine Teddy Bear Cookies

Kids will love making these teddy bear cookies for their friends!

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies (24 cookies)
3/4
cup chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz container)
Pink gel food color
1/3
cup fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting (from 12-oz container)
12
small round chocolate-covered creamy mints
24
heart-shaped red cinnamon candies

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, place 12 cookies 2 inches apart for bear faces. Cut remaining 12 cookies in half; roll into 24 balls. Place 2 balls on top of each whole cookie for ears. Bake 9 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Frost each cookie with 1 tablespoon chocolate frosting.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir 1 to 2 drops pink gel food color into white frosting until well blended. Frost insides of ears with pink frosting. Decorate each bear face with 1 mint for nose and 2 red cinnamon candies for eyes. Spoon remaining pink frosting into small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off tiny corner. Pipe each mouth using pink frosting. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, place 12 cookies 2 inches apart for bear faces. Cut remaining 12 cookies in half; roll into 24 balls. Place 2 balls on top of each whole cookie for ears. Bake 9 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Frost each cookie with 1 tablespoon chocolate frosting.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir 1 to 2 drops pink gel food color into white frosting until well blended. Frost insides of ears with pink frosting. Decorate each bear face with 1 mint for nose and 2 red cinnamon candies for eyes. Spoon remaining pink frosting into small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off tiny corner. Pipe each mouth using pink frosting. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute round cinnamon candies for heart-shaped cinnamon candies.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.