M&M Cookies

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My brother graduated with his BA this weekend and a party was thrown in his honor. My contribution was a huge batch of his favorite cookie. I doubled this recipe and it yielded at least five dozen 3" cookies. They were wonderful and not a single one was left, much to his disappointment! The recipe is below.

Preheat oven to 375.

1 c. granulated sugar
1 c. packed brown sugar
1 c. butter flavored shortening (Crisco)
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 14oz bag M&Ms

In large bowl, cream together sugars, eggs, shortening, and vanilla. In another bowl stir well the dry ingredients. Gradually add to creamed mixture. Once thoroughly combined, add M&Ms (use more or less to your liking). Drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased foil or parchment-lined baking sheets, leaving 2 inches between each. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Leave on cookie sheet for two minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool. Store in airtight container if not devoured within a few minutes!

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  1. Su-tåpa 60 months ago | reply

    wow! congrats to him and to you! cos your a great person!
    wish i could have atleast one!!! looks soo yum....

    thanks for sharing the recipe... will do it once i've my own oven :))

  2. VMG 2013 60 months ago | reply

    These looks so beautiful AND delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe! :) The gang and I are drooling! :)

  3. c.patterson [deleted] 60 months ago | reply

    OK, call me dumb.
    but it still remains a mystery to me how come the chocolate inside doesn't melt while they are baking..

    I guess its just one of lifes great unsolved mysteries.

    or sorcery!!!

  4. Nebulous_Blue 60 months ago | reply

    You rule. That is all :)

  5. Amarand Agasi 60 months ago | reply

    Super cookies of love! <3

  6. Dyanna Hyde 60 months ago | reply

    Thank you! I hope you enjoy the cookies once you're able to make them! :)
    Had you been at the party I would have given you a plateful! :)
    My pleasure! Make sure the Gang shares with you! ;)
    You know, my love, I've often wondered the same thing! I'd like to attribute it to sorcery - I must be magically delicious! I mean, the cookies are! ;)
    Yay me! Back atcha! :D
    They were yummeh!

  7. Quiet Strength 60 months ago | reply

    Wow those look really yummy!!

  8. Dyanna Hyde 60 months ago | reply

    Indeed they were! I might have to bake another batch soon, but this time with Reese's Pieces! :)

  9. mAY . Chef 52 months ago | reply

    wow

    Ilike it ^_^

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