These cookies will give everyone something
to cheer about! Using refrigerated chocolate chip dough, cookies
are cut into football shapes and decorated with icing and licorice
for that finishing touch. Try incorporating your team colors
and bring these cookies to a tailgate party or a big school game!
- 1 (16-ounce) package NESTLÉ®
TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough,
*softened at room temperature for 30 minutes
1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa, plus
additional for rolling
3-inch football cutter
Decorator icings (various colors)
Red or black thin licorice rope
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
Grease two baking sheets.
- Combine softened cookie dough and cocoa
in large mixer bowl. This can be done with a mixer or with clean
- Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness between
sheets of wax paper, using additional cocoa to prevent sticking.
Cut out footballs with cookie cutter. Place 1-inch apart on prepared
baking sheets. Repeat with trimmings.
- Bake for 12 to 13 minutes or until edges
are set. (If using dark baking sheets, check at 12 minutes).
Cool for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
- Decorate cookies with icings as desired.
Cut licorice into small pieces to form laces. Let stand for 15
minutes to set icing. Store cookies in between wax paper layers
in covered container.
Makes 18 to 20 cookies.
* 2 cups NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®
Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Tub Dough can be substituted for
the bar dough.
Recipe and photograph are the property
of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.