Baseball (?) season

Yes, it's still baseball season here in Texas. Our family was scheduled to bring snacks to my son's game yesterday. When I sold cookies, baseball cookies were probably the cookies I made the most. Texas is not just football country!
I realized Halloween night as I was getting ready to ice these, that I was out of disposable icing own personal Halloween horror!!! Rather than run out, dodging trick-or-treaters, I used gallon freezer baggies. In a pinch, they worked, although they were not as easy to use as the icing bags. My advice...baggies are for emergency icing situations only! :)
To make the baseball mitts:
  • Using a #3 tip, outline around the edge of a baseball mitt cookie in dark brown'll make the "fingers" later. (AmeriColor Chocolate Brown)
  • Thin medium brown icing with water to a syrup-y consistency and cover with a damp towel. Let sit several minutes. (AmeriColor Chocolate Brown)
  • Run a rubber spatula gently through the icing to pop any bubbles that have formed on top. Pour into a squeeze bottle.
  • Fill in the cookie with the flood icing. Let dry 1 hour or more.
  • Again with the dark brown icing and #3 tip, pipe the details including the fingers on the mitt.
  • In red icing, with a #3 tip, pipe the remaining details. (AmeriColor Super Red)


  1. Those are sooo cute-Glad to know about emergency bags!!!!

  2. those are so cute! haha, glad to hear that the glad baggie worked!

  3. It's ALWAYS baseball season in my house! Brett had his last Fall Baseball game this past Saturday. We have a little break from games but Phillip does lessons and Brett is working out to get ready for the high school baseball team. Cute cookies!

  4. I have some parchment triangles around in case I run out of plastic decorating bags. You can also just cut/fold some parchment paper into a triangle to use. They are easier to use than the baggies

  5. I'm in FL it's baseball season all year long here! Cute cookies!
    ~ingrid.....go Yanks!

  6. These are so cute. I love them. Next year I will have to make them for the yankees

  7. Bridget can you please recommend a good frosting recipe?

    Oh and I'll be sure to let you know when the house next to me goes up for sale. We can trade cakes for cookies!! :-)

  8. you can also put icing on the top.

  9. They look great! Interesting, what snacks would look like if they were related to bodybuilding? Weights? Hmm. I'm just keen on bodybuilding. I even consume peptides. myostatin hmp for instance. But I won't mind eating snacks sometimes ^^


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