Football Cookies

Scoring Sweet Victory: A Playbook For Amazing Football Cookies!

Welcome to the ultimate playbook for crafting the most delightful football cookies that will take your game-day celebrations to new heights! In the world of baking, few things are as satisfying as creating treats that not only taste amazing but also capture the spirit of the moment. With our step-by-step guide, get ready to embark on a culinary journey that transforms simple ingredients into adorable and delicious football-shaped cookies.

Imagine the joy on the faces of your friends and family as they bite into these charming treats, perfectly themed for the football season. From the mixing bowl to the oven, each stage of the process is infused with the passion and excitement that make game days so special. Whether you're a seasoned baker or a kitchen rookie, our detailed instructions and helpful tips ensure that your cookies turn out picture-perfect.

As you dive into this baking adventure, let the anticipation of the upcoming game fuel your creativity. Share the love for your favorite team or simply revel in the joy of creating edible works of art. Get ready to impress with every scrumptious touchdown, making your gatherings unforgettable. So, tie on your apron, grab your ingredients, and let's kick off the festivities with a batch of football cookies that will steal the show!

Football Cookies

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Cookie Ingredients

Icing Ingredients


Cookie Directions

  • Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  • Add all four eggs at one time…Continue to mix.
  • Add the vanilla. Continue mixing.
  • Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  • Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  • Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  • Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  • Put flour out on the wood cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if necessary).
  • Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using your cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  • Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a metal spatula move the cut cookie to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookie are thoroughly baked.
  • Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).

Icing Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
  • If the icing is not stiff enough, add 1/4 C powder sugar.
  • Pull out 3 bowls and begin to divide the icing.
  • Bowl #1, put 4 TBSP of icing in , and add several drops of black gel food coloring, stirring well until all of the color is blended.
  • Bowl #2, put 4 TBSP of icing, keeping it white.
  • Bowl #3: put the remaining icing, adding several drops of brown gel food coloring, stirring well until all of the color is blended.
  • Spoon each of the icings into individual frosting bags with a #5 tip…. twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.

Basic Directions for icing

  • Follow the colors and accent colors as displayed on each cookie.
  • First step for each cookie is to outline them .
  • Allow the icing outline at least 30 seconds to dry before filling the body of the cookie with the other icing*. ( After outlining these cookies, squeeze some of the remaining icing into a bowl, add 1 tsp of water, and mix well for consistency .) Please leave some icing in the frosting bag for additional accent work on each cookie. Spread it from the outlined part inwards to the center using a butter knife.

Cartoon Football Cookie

  • Outline the football in brown.
  • Using the thinner icing fill in the football. Allow to dry slightly.
  • Add two white thick lines at each end of the cookie resembling the two lines on the football.
  • Using the black icing add the different mouths and eye brows,
  • Place the two candy eyes under the eye brows.
  • Allow 5-10 hours to dry.
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As the sweet aroma of freshly baked football cookies fills your kitchen, it should add an extra layer of joy to your game-day festivities. Share these delightful treats with friends and family, and watch as the spirit of football season comes to life in each delicious bite. Our football cookies are a surefire way to score smiles all around. Cheers to good company, great flavors, and the sweet moments that make every game memorable. Until next time, happy baking and other game day traditions!


Lisa Martin

In April 2006, Lisa began blogging to stay connected with distant relatives and friends. As she delved into blogging, she discovered the potential to assist others by sharing her experiences. Lisa has actively engaged in numerous exclusive media ventures. Notable among these are her participation in events such as the Sony Mommy Bloggers Event, the Pampers Mommy Bloggers Event, the Epson Event in Chicago, the Stouffers Event, a memorable yacht excursion with Lands End, collaborations with 1-800-Baskets, an exclusive tour for bloggers by Mrs. Prindable’s, partnerships with Hallmark, PopCap games, Chicago Cubs Mastercard Priceless Events, and Rug Doctor. In addition, she has collaborated with Nutrisystem on a weight loss initiative, teamed up with Buick and Chevy, and served as a brand ambassador for Sprint. Lisa's collaboration portfolio also extends to Disney, where she has participated in press trips for significant movies such as Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, McFarland USA, The Good Dinosaur, The BFG, and Cars 3. Notably, for projects like Frozen, The BFG, and Cars 3, she was granted the privilege of walking the red carpet and conducting interviews with celebrities. The impact of Lisa's blog has gained recognition, with The New York Times referencing her content. Moreover, she has been featured in interviews by respected publications such as the Southtown Star, The Chicago Sun Times, and inside.

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  1. Olga Parker

    The look are so much delicious, that I can’t stand trying cooking them for my family. I love such yummy things, thanks fo sharing! 🙂

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