Pittsburgh Steelers Cookies


It’s football season, folks! Today starts the NFL’s Kickoff Weekend, which begins with a night game featuring none other than the Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers hosting the Tennessee Titans. Since I already threw Pittsburgh Penguins decorated sugar cookies at you during the Stanley Cup playoffs, I figured I couldn’t play favorites and needed create Steelers cookies for the start of the season. After the Super Bowl last year I bought a Pfaltzgraff Pittsburgh Steelers cookie mold (I bought it on eBay but can’t find it on there any longer) and used it to create these cookies.


The cookies are decorated with royal icing and the word “Steelers” was imprinted with black fondant. If you are new to cookie decorating, you may want to check out the tutorial I did on how to decorate cookies with royal icing. Since the mold was very easy to press the fondant into, I am thinking about trying a version of the cookie decorated with fondant for a smoother look. But then again, sugar cookies were MADE for icing! In any case, enjoy, and best of luck to your team, unless they play the Steelers this season! 😉



[I’m off gallivanting in southern Florida with my Chief Culinary Consultant this week, but have cooked up enough in the Brown Eyed Baker kitchen to keep you drooling while I’m gone. Comment and email replies will be slow, if at all, but I’ll be back on Monday the 14th and will catch up on comments and questions as quickly as possible.]

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44 Responses to “Pittsburgh Steelers Cookies”

  1. The Purple Foodie on September 10, 2009 at 12:38 am

    I love how you’ve got that Steelers imprint there. Off to your post on decorating with royal icing.


  2. Disgruntled Julie on September 10, 2009 at 12:43 am

    OH MY GOD I NEED THAT MOLD! This might be a dire emergency. Seriously. I just make Steelers cupcakes for every game… but molded COOKIES?!? How did I not know about this?!?!!?!


  3. anncoo on September 10, 2009 at 2:30 am

    This is amazing! Thanks for sharing :)


  4. Deanna@marzipan on September 10, 2009 at 6:32 am

    Here we go Steelers, here we go!


  5. Mrs.B on September 10, 2009 at 7:02 am

    I used your recipe and the tutorial for royal icing for my mom’s 50th birthday party and the cookies turned out amazing. They were a hit and were easy to do with your instructions.



  6. shelly (cookies and cups) on September 10, 2009 at 7:17 am

    I would love these except for the fact that they are Steelers 😉
    Go Dolphins!
    Honestly, though these are really cute!


  7. BAKING is my ZeN on September 10, 2009 at 7:52 am

    Very cool. Now…Dallas Cowboys cookies…anytime soon?


  8. marguerite on September 10, 2009 at 9:29 am

    Those are SO cool!!!!!


  9. Jenn on September 10, 2009 at 10:00 am

    Those are beautiful!!!!


  10. Elle on September 10, 2009 at 10:00 am

    Very cool! They look great!


  11. Stephanie on September 10, 2009 at 10:13 am

    Cute! But I have to say it…Go Titans!:)


  12. stephchows on September 10, 2009 at 11:06 am

    haha WOW that is some serious team dedication!


  13. Carole Ford on September 10, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    Amazing! I love it..


  14. Danielle on September 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    how cool are those! now if you could just find a Cowboy one for me 😉


  15. Ashley on September 10, 2009 at 10:32 pm

    Wow great job on the cookies! I had no idea they had cookie cutters for sports teams. That’s awesome. I love how you pressed “steelers” out in fondant.


  16. Emily @ Party Cupcake Ideas on September 10, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    How fun. I’ll have to try this on some cupcakes as well.


  17. Eliana on September 12, 2009 at 11:06 am

    Love your team spirit!


  18. Shannon on September 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm

    These are so cute – I absolutely love them! As a lifelong Steelers fan, I think this is the sweetest black and gold treat I’ve seen.


  19. CheapAppetite on September 15, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Cool! Pittsburgh fans would be so proud. Great job. Tremendous patience:)


  20. Divina on September 16, 2009 at 2:42 am

    Since I live in the Philippines and they don’t show much of football games, I don’t really have a team. But I love watching football once in a while. Those cookies are really cute and awesome.


  21. Alta on September 16, 2009 at 9:05 am

    Look at how creative you are! These are cute.


  22. The Klutzy Cook on September 16, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    We do love our football in Australia (although our season is just ending), but I have never seen anything like these moulds! A great idea as it is another opportunity to enjoy cookies!


  23. chocolate shavings on September 17, 2009 at 8:21 am

    That’s quite a decoration!


  24. Michelle on September 18, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    I had no clue Pfaltzgraff had a Steelers mold. My sister and bro-in-law would be over the moon. Gotta get my hands on one of those.
    Your cookies look awesome.


  25. thumba on September 18, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    ahhh..i need that mold too and i can’t seem to find anything even similar to it. if anyone finds it please please please please please let me know!!!!


  26. Amanda on September 23, 2009 at 10:44 am

    These look amazing. Go Steelers!!


  27. Dee on October 6, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    just bought mold on ebay. hurry only 2 left! now off to the icing tutorial. Thank you!


  28. Jessica @ How Sweet It Is on October 9, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Woohoo! Love these babies! :)


  29. Kenny on November 11, 2009 at 6:35 pm

    Your cookies look great! For those of you that don’t have a mold or the time to decorate in such detail, check out my new business – CookieToppers.com. I have edible cookie decorations for the Steeler Fans here in Pittsburgh. They are so easy to use, just use a cookie cutter for your cookie shapes, then ice your cookie, then lay my cookie topper on to the cookie. It is so easy. I have Steeler Jersey Cookie Toppers and much more.


  30. Jennefer Fobbs on December 22, 2009 at 10:18 am

    Hey. I got a 502 gateway error earlier today when I tried to access this page. Anyone else had the problem?


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  32. Chris on January 17, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Does anyone know where I can get that Steelers mold???


    • Michelle on February 15th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

      Hi Chris, I got it on eBay a couple of years ago, but haven’t seen it anywhere since :(


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  34. kari on January 28, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    I just started working for a company that makes cookie cutters…. wondered if you had ever seen all the shapes they offer. Your cookies are great! I sent this Steelers design to my neighbor.


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  36. brittni on August 7, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    I just came across your website via google looking for a great sugar cookie icing tips & now I see youre a pittsburgh fan! Just made my night! I cant wait to try out your tips! :)


  37. Steve @ the black peppercorn on March 29, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    These are AWESOME! I would love to make ones like this of the Falcons!


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