Valentine Teddy Bear Cookies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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