- 1 pound store-bought pizza dough
- Balsamic vinegar or edible-ink pen
To make eight bears, use one pound of store-bought pizza dough. Divide three-quarters of the dough into eight 1 1/2-inch-diameter balls, and use the rest to make 16 smaller balls (about 1/2 inch) for ears. Place the balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet, brush with EVOO and bake at 400 degrees until they're golden, 12 to 15 minutes. After the bread has cooled, use toothpicks to attach two ears to each bear head. Draw on faces with balsamic vinegar or an edible-ink pen (which we used here). Put the bears in mugs-propped up with extra bread, cheese or even a thick soup, so they peek over the lip-for a snack your own cubs can dig into!