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flour (self rising)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees(F).
Blend shortening, brown sugar and sugar together. Once blended, then beat in the eggs, and add vanilla and salt.
Add to the mixture the flour that has been sifted and mix well. Lightly stir in the M&M's (as many as you would like) to the mixture. Note: chopped nuts can also be added if desired.
Spoon the batter on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned.
Cool cookies on a wire rack.