M & M Party Cookies

M & M Party Cookies

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Patti Knepp

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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)

How to Make M & M Party Cookies

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.

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About M & M Party Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies



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