Thursday, January 17, 2013

Kickoff {mini football} Cookie Bites

So, I made some mini football cookies the other day...I thought they were pretty cute:)  Then again, I am pretty much a sucker for all things mini:) As cute as the tiny pigskins turned out, I thought they needed something more, just a little bit of something to kick them up a notch:)
I think these kickoff cookies fit the bill! I love that they were so easy to put together.  I simply mixed  up the sugar cookie dough, along with some royal icing. The footballs were made using a petit four cutter from this set.  I also used a small round cutter for the patch of grass cookie.
 The grass was made with  some thickened royal icing, tinted green (Wilton leaf green), and applied with a #233 Wilton grass tip. After the grass was applied,  I immediately pushed a football (royal icing tinted with AmeriColor Chocolate brown) vertically into the middle, held it for a couple of seconds, and then it stayed put on its own.  I made three dozen in no time at all!

After all the chips, dips and chicken wings, these little cookie bites are just the right amount of sweet!

I hope you got a kick out of these:)

Have a wonderful weekend!

33 comments:

  1. Mini cookies are not the easiest to decorate. I love what you did here and especially the little stand up footballs on the grass. Adorable.

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  2. Ohmygosh, these are awesome!!!

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  3. Sue - these are sooo cute - I love how they stand up, all ready for kick off!! They will be gobbled up before the coin toss!

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  4. OMG, so cute!! Seriously, Sue, these are just adorable and I love how easy they are. PERFECT for football season!

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  5. I'm not into football but I would love to nibble on one of these, these are so inspiring Sue, Another awesome post! Thanks for sharing your ideas and beautiful images

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  6. Darling!! Love, love, love them!

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  7. These are SOOOOO cute!! I don't even like football hahaha

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  8. Oh, mini cookies! so cute!! :)

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  9. Too cute. Have to make these.

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    1. I have shared these at my weekly rays of sunshine: http://www.tumbleweedcontessa.com/blog/weekly-rays-of-sunshine-12-and-13/

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  10. These totally remind me of Charlie Brown and Lucy. So cute. Pinning.

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  11. best idea ever Sue!! so cute and fun!!

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  12. Love these! definitely making them! thanks! superbowwllllll

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  13. What a cute idea for a party!

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  14. These are the cutest footballs I have ever seen! Since the Giants aren't in it, I'm not as excited as I was last year, but I wish I could order dozens of these!

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  15. What a fantastic idea, they are so cute.

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  16. Aw so cute and bite sized perfect!

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  17. I love these - very perfect for a super bowl get together.

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  18. These are too cute to eat!
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    1. Thanks so much for linking up over at Finding the Pretty & Delicious. Hope you will stop by again tomorrow!

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  19. These are super cute even before you popped them on a patch of grass :)

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  20. Oh my! These are so adorable and festive! I bet they'll be disappeared in no time if I put them out at my house! :P

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  21. Love those cookies! They'd be perfect for a Super Bowl party.

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  22. Super nice! Perfect for a NFL fan :)

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  23. Who knew a football could ever be so CUTE! Love these. :)

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  24. These are the cutest cookies I've seen in a long time! How creative! I never can get inspired when it comes to football cookies. Although, my team is in it this year, so I might just have to make some 49er cookies for the guys! You are the best Sue!

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