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Cinnamon Football Cookies

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Cinnamon Football Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 24
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Treat your favorite quarterback to these easy-to-make sporty cookies. Sit back and listen to the cheers!
Updated Aug 14, 2006

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 24 whole blanched almonds

Decorating Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 to 3 teaspoons water
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix brown sugar, butter and vanilla until smooth. Stir in flour, cinnamon and salt until dough holds together.
  • 2
    Shape dough by scant tablespoonfuls around almonds to form football shapes. On ungreased cookie sheet, place shapes about 1 inch apart.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and just enough water to make mixture that can be piped from decorating bag. Place glaze in decorating bag fitted with number 3 writing tip. With tip, make football laces on cookies.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    What better treat to have at a Super Bowl party? Serve these cookies in a football helmet lined with plastic wrap and cloth napkins.
  • tip 2
    To make Cinnamon Basketball Cookies, use pitted dates for the almonds. Cut dates crosswise in half; mold dough around date half into basketball shape. Decorate with stripes.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 5 g Total Fat, 1 g Protein, 13 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
40 mg
Potassium
30 mg
Total Carbohydrate
13 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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