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Easy Chocolate Football Patties

Sweet and easy Chocolate Football Patties are the PERFECT addition to your game day celebration! Delicious and fun - this game day treat will always be a top pick!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate patties, easy chocolate football patties, patties
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Calories 809kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or cherry, coconut, mint, your choice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar to roll balls in
  • 4 oz white chocolate chips or candy coating


  • Combine butter and corn syrup together in a small bowl.
  • Stir in extract cocoa powder and powdered sugar.
  • Knead the mixture until sugar is absorbed and is completely smooth.
  • Shape into ¾ inch balls and form into a log. Roll in granulated sugar.
  • Flatten gently with the bottom of a measuring cup.
  • Use your fingers to pinch the ends of the football so that it resembles a football shape.
  • Let sit for 4 hours or overnight until the exterior is dry and firm to the touch.
  • Melt chocolate chips or candy coating according to package directions. Transfer to a ziploc bag and snip off one corner. Pipe the laces onto the footballs. Let set up.
  • Store in an airtight container for up 2 weeks.


Calories: 809kcal | Carbohydrates: 160g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 152g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2mg