1 C. butter or margarine, softened
1/2 C. granulated sugar
1/2 C. firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 t. vanilla extract
2 C. all-purpose flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1/8 t. salt
1 12-oz. package M&M's Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
3/4 C. chopped nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. In large bowl cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. In medium
bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Stir in M&M's Chocolate Mini Baking Bits and nuts,
Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are still soft. Do not overbake. Cool 1 minute on
cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
1 cup Crisco (vegetable shortening)
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon water
2 cups + 4 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups M&M plain candies
Blend Crisco and sugars. Beat in vanilla, water, and eggs. Sift
remaining dry ingredients together and add to the sugar and egg mixture.
Mix well. Stir in M&Ms. Drop from teaspoon onto ungreased cookie
sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
For additional color, press extra M&Ms into cookies before baking.
Makes 6 dozen 2 1/2 inch cookies.