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The Perfect M&M Cookies

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Serves 25-30 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

"I named them PERFECT because we literally spent this past Thanksgiving perfecting them!" Snow 2022

Ingredients You'll Need

1c shortening
1 1/2c brown sugar
1/2c sugar
1tsp baking soda
1 1/2c M&Ms Chocolate Candies (reserve 1/2c)
1 tsps vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 375°F

In one large bowl, mix shortening, brown sugar, and sugar. Beat in vanilla and eggs.

Sift flour into a medium bowl and combine with baking soda and salt.

Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients (slowly) and mix well.

Stir in 1c M&Ms.

Drop teaspoons of dough on cookie sheet

Decorate tops with remaining M&Ms (at least 3 per cookie)

Bake 9-10 minutes in top center rack until edges are a golden brown.

Remove promptly from oven. Let cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.

Cool completely on cookie rack.

Pairs Well With

Milk! You!

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