M & M Party Cookies Recipe

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M & M Party Cookies

Patti Knepp

By
@jackiblue75

I have been making these cookies since I was a child. My mother clipped the recipe out of the newspaper. They can be made with the M & M's candies, chocolate or another type chips, or they are also very good plain.


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Serves:

makes 4 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
plain m & m's candies (about 3/4 pound)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a large bowl combine shortening and sugars, blend until well combined. Beat in vanilla and eggs.
2
Sift remaining dry ingredients together and add to sugar/butter mixture, blending well. Stir in 1/4 cup of candies.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate tops of cookies with additional M&M's.
3
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies