Giant Birthday Cookie
Add to any party a festive GIANT cookie and you will have everyone smiling!
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or plain or peanut M & M's
  • Caramel drizzle optional*
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 8 to 9 " round baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using a mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, vanilla, and salt until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add egg to the mixture and beat until well mixed.
  4. Add the flour and baking soda into the mixer. Turn back on the lowest setting and mix the dry into the wet ingredients.
  5. Turn the mixture off and stir in the chips or M & Ms by hand.
  6. Spread batter onto the prepared baking sheet and shape it into an evenly spread circle of about ¾" thickness.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  9. Drizzle individual pieces with caramel or frost entire cookie with Happy Birthday!
Ingredients can be doubled and will fit a 12" round baking pan. Bake for 35 to 38 minutes until lightly browned.
Recipe by Pray Cook Blog at