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Chocolate Sable Football Cookies

Posted on 22 January 2018

It's almost time for the Super Bowl! Showcase your passion for football with these buttery cookies!


  • 1 cup + 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups cake flour
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1¼ cups (2½ sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp Amoretti® Vanilla Madagascar Bourbon W.S. 20X
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp milk
  • football shaped cookie cutter


  1. Sift together dry ingredients.
  2. Beat butter until smooth.
  3. Add egg yolks and Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla. Mix well, stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl.
  4. Then add sifted dry ingredients all at once. Mix well, stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl, until dough comes together.
  5. Wrap dough in plastic and chill for at least an hour before rolling out.
  6. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. This dough is very soft and will get warm quickly while using. If not using all at once, wrap what is not needed and place in refrigerator.
  8. Roll out dough to 1/8” and cut with football shaped cookie cutter.
  9. Chill for 10 minutes before baking for 10 -15 minutes.
  10. Allow cookies to cool completely before decorating.
  1. Mix powdered sugar and milk until smooth.
  2. Pipe icing on cooled cookies to resemble footballs.
Chocolate football-shaped cookies are perfect for  the Super Bowl!

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