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Teddy Bear Cookies

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

210 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 16g Sugars

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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