Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Best M&M Cookies

Best M&M Cookies

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From the kitchen of Emily

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
8-10 minutes
4 dozen
Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1 package M&Ms


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Blend eggs with soda, salt, water, vanilla, shortening. then add white & brown sugar stir.

  3. Add flour and stir.

  4. Mix in M&Ms.

  5. Use tablespoon to drop dough on cookie sheet.

  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until light golden brown.

Serve with cold milk.


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43916 says:


12/10/2014 1:59:08 PM

Thumpied01 says:

This recipe is amazing! Since moving to Colorado I have struggled to adjust cookies for the altitude. I tried this recipe substituting the shortening with butter but it tastes much better with the shortening! These will definitely be put out for Santa!

12/21/2012 7:19:09 PM

11223355 says:

Very nice and would Reccomand to bake this recipe The most tasty bit about the cookies would have to be the M&M'S :)

11/24/2012 3:42:29 PM

Xmasfan27 says:

I love it ill make one for Santa!

11/19/2012 6:39:10 PM

chloemchavez says:

this is amazing, keep making cookies like this and you will always have me to look at your website

11/11/2012 6:05:51 PM

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