Baseball Sugar Cookie Recipe

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You are going to love these Baseball Sugar Cookies!  They are flavorful and they look great!  They are the perfect go-to party food and this cookie recipe is sure to be a big hit!

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This Baseball Sugar Cookie Recipe is our favorite!   We’ve even done baseball cookies on a stick (and they are so cute!) and we’ve had football chips dipped in chocolate.  So, I’d say sports are a theme of treats in our house!

This year is no different.  Our third son has started baseball… and it is all that he can talk about.  After school, he wants to run out and throw the ball around.  On the weekends, he wants to go to a field and hit the ball.  For his birthday, he wants to have Baseball Sugar Cookies as the treat.  This year, we are doing just that, so today… our Baseball Sugar Cookie Recipe!

Baseball Sugar Cookie Recipe

Before you get started, you‚Äôll want to order¬†brown cake edible spray‚Ķ this is going to be the secret that makes your baseball & glove to ‚Äúreal‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúdirty‚ÄĚ from the field, just like a real ball & glove! ¬† Since the airbrush unit is pricy, I suggest using this Wilton Color Edible Dust instead. ¬† It will create the same look for a fraction of the price.

The key to having perfect circle sugar cookies is to roll the dough out to the same flatness and to use a cookie cutter (or mason jar lid) to cut them out.  They key to Soft Sugar Cookies is to keep an eye on them when they get close to the baking time being done.  Sometimes, I’ll take them out a minute early and let them finish baking on the pan, out of the oven, just to give them that extra chewy sugar cookie feel.

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Tools You’ll Need for This Recipe:

Either:  brown cake edible spray with an airbrush unit or you can just pick up this Wilton Color Edible Dust.Baseball Mitt Cookie CutterCircle Cookie CuttersGel Food ColoringIcing Bag Set

Baseball cookies

These baseball cookies are so cute and perfect for a baseball party or gathering.  They are great for a birthday themed birthday party, too!  Servings: 24 Cookies


Sugar Cookie Ingredients

1 Cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened1 1/2 Cup powder sugar1 egg2 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 Cup flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cream of tarter1 3 inch circle cookie cutter and 1 baseball mitt cookie cutter1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

Royal Icing Ingredients:

3 egg whites1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter1 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 Cup powder sugarBrown and Red gel food coloring3 disposable piping bags2 squeeze bottle1 can of brown cake edible spray


Sugar Cookie Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degreesIn a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffyIn a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.   Next, Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined.  Once all the flour has been combined with the wet ingredients, sprinkle some flour onto a cutting board and knead with your hands till everything is combined.  Sprinkle flour onto the cutting board and roll out the dough to 2 inches thick.  Use the cookie cutters and cut your shapes.   Bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes or until slightly golden brownPlace onto a wire rack to cool

Icing Instructions

Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, powder sugar and vanilla and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form. ¬†Split the icing into three bowls.¬†Add a few drops of brown food coloring into one bowl and mix until combined. Add a few more drops as needed to get the shade of brown you want….¬†Scoop some icing into a piping bag and set asideUsing the remaining brown icing, add about 2-3 tbsp of cold water to thin out the icing. Pour thinned icing into a squeeze bottle and set aside. ¬†Scoop some of the white icing into a piping bag and set aside. ¬†With the left over white icing, add in 2-3 tablespoon of water to thin out the icing. ¬†Pour icing into the squeeze bottle. ¬†¬†Scoop some icing into the third bowl and add a few drops of red food coloring into the bowl and mix until combined. ¬†Scoop the icing into a piping bag and set aside. ¬†

HOW to decorate them

Using the white icing in the piping bag, pipe a line around the outer edge of the circle cookies.  Fill in the cookies with the thin white icingUsing the brown piping bag, outline the mitt and fill in with the thinned brown icing.Let cookies dry for about 4-6 hours.  Using the red piping bag, pipe on the details of the baseballs.  Using the brown piping bag, pipe on the details of the mitts.  Let cookies dry for about an hour. Using the cake spray, spray the edges of the cookies to give it a dirty look.Let the cake spray dry for 30 minutes before enjoying!

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