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bite-size baseball cookie pops

baseball cookie pops

It’s a well-known fact that sports and I don’t mix. I played soccer a bit when I was a kid. Even field hockey. But I don’t do well with team sports. Tennis was my game. Singles only. I even played competitively in high school. But I just summed up my entire sports history. I don’t watch any sports on television (booooooring!), I follow no teams, and I only watch sports in arenas if dragged by a significant other. I know that sports are a source of great exercise, entertainment and passion for many–probably most–of you, but not this gal. I once fell asleep at a football game. “Once” because I’ve only been to a couple football games. I promise to fall asleep again if I have to endure another waste-of-hours trek to a stadium.

OK, the tirade is done. Sports I may not like, but sports turned into cute, bite-size cookie pops, I do like. I made these for a friend’s son’s birthday party. He likes sports. He turned four. That all sounds about right. I bet when he grows up, he won’t fall asleep at a football game.

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To make bite-size baseball cookie pops…

I made my cookie dough and royal icing. I cut out 1 1/2-inch circles and made cookie pops. I used Americolor Soft Gel Pastes (Bright White, Chocolate Brown, and Red Red) to tint the icing white, red and two shades of brown. I prepared disposable decorating bags with couplers and tips (sizes 2, 3 and 4), supplies found at the craft store. For basic cookie decorating how-tos, click HERE. Let the cookies dry overnight before handling or packaging.

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To make the baseballs, outline the cookies with white icing using a size “3″ tip. Then pipe or flood to fill with white. Let the cookies dry a bit and use a size “2″ decorating tip to pipe the stitching.

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To make the mitts, outline the mitts with brown icing using a size “3″ tip. Let dry a bit and pipe with a size “4″ tip or flood to fill with brown. Let dry a bit and use a size “2″ tip to pipe the lacing. Pipe a white dot with red stripes.

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7 Comments

  1. Posted April 8, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    What a yummy and adorable way to get the season started!

  2. Posted April 8, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    Baseball cookie pops are perfect for a little boy and yours are perfect!

  3. Posted April 8, 2013 at 11:00 pm | Permalink

    These are adorable cookie pops! I like the mitts the best. I agree I was not into playing sports either. But eating sports themed cookie pops, now that’s something I could get into.

  4. Posted April 9, 2013 at 1:29 am | Permalink

    With two grandsons in baseball..these are gonna happen soon! The gloves though are crazy cute!! :)

  5. Posted April 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    creative and cute!

  6. Abby Anderson
    Posted April 9, 2013 at 6:26 pm | Permalink

    I’m right with you, I don’t like to watch/play sports either! ;) But those are cute!

  7. Posted April 9, 2013 at 10:42 pm | Permalink

    These are adorable!

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