How to Make Fruitcake Footballs

How to Make Fruitcake Footballs
February 1, 2021

How to Make Fruitcake Footballs

Score Big with This Super Easy Super Bowl Snack

Transform our Chocolate Covered DeLuxe® Petites into the perfect game day snack with the help of some simple everyday ingredients. With the addition of whipped confectioners sugar, our Petites go from everyday snacks to mini Super Bowl footballs! Your friends and family are certain to do an end-zone dance with the arrival of these sweet treats. Learn how to make them below!

DeLuxe® Fruitcake Footballs


Servings: 12

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Active Cooking Time: 10 minutes



1 Box of Chocolate Covered DeLuxe® Fruitcake Petites

4 tbsp unsalted butter (softened)

1 cup confectioners sugar (sifted)

1 tsp to 1 tbsp of cold milk or heavy cream

¼ tsp clear vanilla extract

Pinch of salt


In a medium bowl, beat softened butter until light and fluffy - roughly thirty seconds to one minute. Add confectioners sugar, 1-teaspoon of milk or cream, ¼-tsp vanilla, and a pinch of salt.


Beat with an electric hand mixer until smooth. Add up to two additional teaspoons of milk or cream, until frosting has a medium consistency and forms nice peaks that don’t wilt. 


Place frosting in a piping bag fitted with a small round tip.


Then pipe one line across the top of the petite, flowed by three to four small lines perpendicular to the original line in order to create the laces.


If you want to be a little extra, you can serve your Football Petites on a field of ‘grass.’ Here’s how - In a sealable plastic bag, place three cups of shredded coconut. Add to the bag three to four drops of green food coloring. Shake bag to distribute green food coloring until all the shredded coconut is evenly colored. Spread your colored coconut, aka ‘grass,’ onto a cute platter, and place your Football Petites on top --voila!

Order Now for the Super Bowl

Start tackling your Super Bowl snacks. Order a box of Chocolate Covered DeLuxe® Petites today! 


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