M&M Cookies

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o        1 cup shortening

o        1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

o        cup granulated sugar

o        2 teaspoons vanilla

o        2 eggs

o        2 cups sifted flour

o        1 teaspoon baking soda

o        1 teaspoon salt

o        cup M&Ms Plain candies (3/4 pound)


To Prepare


1.       Blend shortening, brown sugar, and granulated sugar in a large bowl

2.       Beat in vanilla and eggs

3.       Sift remaining ingredients together and add to sugar-egg mixture; blending well

4.       Stir in cup of M&Ms candies

5.       Drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet

6.       Decorate tops with remaining M&Ms candies

7.       Bake in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown

8.       Remove cookies with spatula to wire racks; cool completely


Notes: Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies

After baking, some candies may be slightly cracked. This adds texture and interest to the cookies



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