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May 13

Softball Cookies

{Or Baseball Cookies. If you have boys. But then you might want to leave them white. Or dye them blue. Unless your son really likes pink.}

So…remember how much I was dreading softball?

It wasn’t so bad. {Yes, I’m eating my crowe and liking it thankyouverymuch.}

One caveat thought…I think I didn’t mind it so much because half our season got rained out. If that didn’t happen? This would be a totally different post.

Jordan loves softball. She’s gotten so much better. She’s great at throwing, can hit the ball when she remembers to lift her bat up (something, btw, I am NOT ALLOWED to remind her during games under strict penalty of death by no cookies). Catching…well, she’ll get there.

She especially loves how she can sit in the dugout for half the game, and the other half she can dance hip-hop at right pitcher.

And she loves snack. Probably because of the snack bar. They have icees. And soft pretzels (which I, ahem, may have eaten one or ten times).

What I looked forward to during the season?

My snack day. (I know, that’s the day most people dread. I’m weird.)

And of course, my snack day was the same day as the teacher luncheon, volunteer tea, and a school night. So I needed something fast, easy, and feezable so I could make it ahead of time.

These are all three of those things.

Enter my Whoopie Pie Deep Dish Cookie Pan.

Seriously, this recipe is even easier than the Deep Dish Thin Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies I made. No chopping of anything. Just press the dough, add some chocolate chips, and bake.

Easy-peasy.

Of course, I also made labels. Because obviously, I have “too much time on my hands” as so many other moms like to tell me.

{We won’t go into how I feel about THAT comment.}

I made my own sugar cookie dough for this, because we had a peanut allergy on our team and I was worried about processed foods. But, by all means, use a tube of cookie dough. Dye it your favorite color, and add chocolate chips.

Easiest. Recipe. Ever.

Enjoy!

Softball Cookies

by Crazy for Crust

Ingredients
  • Sugar cookie dough, from your favorite recipe or a tube
  • Food Coloring, optional
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Whoopie Pie Pan, optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your whoopie pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Color your dough with desired food color, using a mixer.
  3. Scoop dough (about two tablespoons) into each pan cavity. Press to fit. Add mini chocolate chips to for baseball stitches.
  4. Bake about 8-10 minutes, until edges begin to brown. Cool before removing from pan.
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