M&M’s Cookies

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M&M’s cookies will be much prettier if you hold out about 1/3 of the M&M’s and immediately press a few of them into the tops of the cookies when they come from the oven.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups plain M&M’s

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Add vanilla.
  • Whisk dry ingredients together; stir into butter mixture until blended.
  • Stir in M&M’s. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes, or until just barely done. Remove and cool.

Recipe Information

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups plain M&M’s

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Add vanilla.
  • Whisk dry ingredients together; stir into butter mixture until blended.
  • Stir in M&M’s. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes, or until just barely done. Remove and cool.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium20mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars6g
Protein1g