Teddy Bear Cookies

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


1 1/2
cups firmly packed brown sugar
cup butter, softened
to 2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
2 1/2
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
teaspoon baking soda
Brown or chocolate decorator icing
Red miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces


  1. 1 In large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs; blend well.
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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.




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