Giant Ornament Cookie

This very large peanut butter cookie makes a dramatic holiday centerpiece!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 16

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
tub Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frosting, if desired
Assorted candies

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Beat sugars, peanut butter, butter and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • 2 Spread dough in ungreased 12-inch pizza pan. Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spread frosting on cookie. Decorate with candies. Loop string licorice through ring-shaped hard candy to make hanger for ornament.

Expert Tips

If the recipe calls for just “peanut butter,” rest assured that either chunky or smooth will work well. The choice is yours!

A store that sells candy in bulk is a fun place to find interesting candies for decorating because you can buy them in small amounts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10 g
10 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
30 mg
30 %;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
24 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.