Monday, May 19, 2014

Jumbo M&M Cookies

Giant M&M Cookies
1 1/2 cups butter or hard margarine, softened
1 1/3 cups granulated (white) sugar
1 1/3 cups packed light brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups all-purpose (plain) flour
2 cups candy coated chocolates 

Preheat oven to 350F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, then beat in the vanilla.
Stir in the baking soda and salt, then gradually add the flour. Stir in the candy, batter will be stiff.

Drop by 1/4 cup balls of dough onto prepared cookie sheets and flatten slightly. Bake for about 14-17 minutes until just set and not doughy, but not brown and overbaked. Let cool on the cookies sheet for a few minutes before transferring to cool. Makes about 15 cookies.

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