Ingredients for - Giant Dinosaur Cookies

1. 1 cup butter, softened
2. 1 cup sugar
3. 1 egg
4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5. 3 cups all-purpose flour
6. 2 teaspoons baking powder
7. Food coloring, optional
8. 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
9. Miniature or regular semisweet chocolate chips
10. Sliced gumdrops or small decorating candies

How to cook deliciously - Giant Dinosaur Cookies

1 . Stage

Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition (dough will be very stiff).

2 . Stage

Divide into two balls; roll each ball directly on an ungreased baking sheet to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut cookies with a dinosaur cookie cutter, leaving at least 1 in. between cookies. Remove excess dough and reroll scraps if desired.

3 . Stage

Bake 7-9 minutes for small cookies and 10-12 minutes for large cookies or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

4 . Stage

If desired, add food coloring to frosting. Frost cookies. Decorate with chocolate chips for eyes and candies for spots.