Party cookies

Yield: 72 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Shortening
1 cup Brown sugar; firmly packed
½ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
2 \N Eggs
2¼ cup All-purpose flour; sifted
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1½ cup M&MsĀ® with peanuts chocolate candy

1. Blend shortening and sugars in a large bowl. Beat in vanilla and eggs.

Sift remaining dry ingredients together; add to sugar-egg mixture, blending well. Stir in ½ cup of candies (reserving remaining candies for decorating).

2. Drop from teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet; decorate tops with remaining candies. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees) 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

3. Remove cookies with spatula to wire racks; cool completely. After baking, some candies may be slightly cracked. This adds texture and interest to cookies--still the same delightful flavor.

Recipe by: M&M's Pamphlet

Posted to brand-name-recipes by Barbra<barbra@...> on Feb 04, 1998

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