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Teddy Bear Cookies

Teddy Bear Cookies
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
Looking for a decorative dessert? Then check out this delicious teddy bear cookie recipe.
Updated July 9, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 1are Cookie
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
16g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
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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