Assorted decorations, such as black string licorice, black jelly beans, chocolate wafer cookies, miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces and gum drops
Preheat oven to 350°.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
Beat sugar and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Add chocolate; mix well.
Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness.
Cut out rounds with 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set.
Cool on baking sheets 1 minute.
Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Tint frosting black with 1/2 teaspoon black food color.
Spread onto cooled cookies.
To decorate cookies to resemble cat faces, use miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces for the eyes, jelly beans for the nose, gum drops for the mouth, string licorice for the whiskers and cut-up chocolate wafers for the ears.
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