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Favorite Teddy Bear Cookies

Favorite Teddy Bear Cookies

Cookies become a special treat when shaped into cute little teddy bears.

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1 hr 30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 55 min
Total Time


1 cup sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide dough in half. Place half of dough into another bowl; stir in chocolate until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Shape each teddy bear using either vanilla or chocolate dough or a combination for two-toned teddy bears. Shape 1 large (1-inch) ball for body. Place onto ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly. Shape 1 medium (3/4-inch) ball for head, 4 small (1/2-inch) balls for arms and legs, 2 smaller balls for ears. Attach head, arms, legs and ears by overlapping slightly onto body. Add small balls for eyes, nose and mouth, if desired. Use fork to make claws on paws.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 7-8 minutes or until body is set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

190 Calories
10 Fat (g)
30 Cholesterol (mg)
130 Sodium (mg)
24 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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