Super Bowl Peanut Butter Cookies

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I love hosting the Super Bowl party every year. A lot of planning goes into serving the perfect menu. Finger foods, main courses, drinks and of course desserts… lots of Super Bowl desserts. Most of all I love baking cookies for my guests to snack on after a great meal.

I have always been a fan of peanut butter cookies. They are delicious,  nutritious and all-American. Peanut Butter Cookies are the perfect treat for the Super Bowl if only  they would represent the game. So I took a favorite peanut butter cookie recipe and shaped them into little football cookies. The chocolate laces make them adorable and delicious. I hope you enjoy these Super Bowl cookies at your Super Bowl party.

Superbowl Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  1. In KitchenAid Stand Mixer , cream together peanut butter, shortening, and sugars. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Mix well. Combine flour baking soda and salt and add to the creamed mixture.
  2. Shape into 1-inch balls with your cookie scoop. Flatten balls of dough and shape into a football shape. Roll in remaining 1/4 cup sugar.
  3. Place on ungreased cookie sheet 2-inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until lightly brown.
  4. Remove from oven onto cooling racks.
  5. After cool pipe the football laces with Chocolate topping (recipe below).


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add powdered sugar and cocoa and whisk together. Gradually add water and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Put chocolate mixture into a zip lock bag and cut hole in corner.
  3. Pipe football laces on peanut butter cookie footballs. Chill until chocolate is set.

Share these with your football loving friends at  your Super Bowl party.


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