Chocolate Teddy Bear Pops

Get creative with these chocolate teddy bear pop cookies made using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour – perfect for a dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
20
craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with round ends)
1
package (16 oz) chocolate-flavored candy coating
Betty Crocker™ chocolate candy sprinkles, if desired
40
small gumdrops, if desired
1
bag (9 oz) candy-coated chocolate candies, if desired
60
Betty Crocker™ red cinnamon decors or ready-to-eat cereal pieces, if desired

  • 1 In large bowl, beat sugar, butter, vanilla and egg with spoon until smooth. Stir in flour and cocoa. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 20 (1-inch) balls and 20 (3/4-inch) balls. To make each cookie, on ungreased cookie sheet, arrange 1 large ball and 1 small ball with sides touching. Insert about 1 1/2 inches of wooden stick through center of 1-inch ball and into smaller ball. Press floured bottom of glass on dough until about 1/4 thick. Place pairs of dough balls about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 Place waxed paper on tray. Melt candy coating as directed on package. Spoon coating over cookies; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle with chocolate candy sprinkles. Add gumdrops for ears. Add chocolate candies for hands and feet. Add cinnamon candies for eyes and nose.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie Pop
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.