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Fossil Cookies

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Fossil Cookies
MAKES
45 (about 4 dozen)
CHILL TIME
1 Hr
COOK TIME
7 Min

"Stamp" some fun into your baking with our recipe for Fossil Cookies! These "fossilized" slice 'n' bake sugar cookies are sure to be a hit with anyone who thinks dinosaurs are great, or who just really loves a simple sugar cookie recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Slowly beat into butter mixture.
  3. Place dough in center of a sheet of plastic wrap with about a 2-inch diameter and shape into log. Wrap tightly and chill 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices and place on baking sheets. Press a dinosaur toy foot into each cookie. (See Note) Brush imprint of foot with cocoa powder.
  5. Bake 7 to 9 minutes, or until golden around edges. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

Notes

  • You can use a small toy dinosaur to make an authentic-looking footprint on your cookies, or a raw pasta shell to make an imprint.
  • Do you love the taste of sugar cookies as much as we do around here? Then you've gotta try our Cookie Peach Cobbler -- it's delicious!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 45

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 86
  • Calories from Fat 39
  • Total Fat 4.3g 7 %
  • Saturated Fat 2.6g 13 %
  • Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
  • Protein 1.1g 2 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5 %
  • Sodium 80mg 3 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 11g 4 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1 %
  • Sugars 4.5g 0 %

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