Drop Cookies M & M Cookies

posted by cowgirl 06-29-101 10:15 PM

M & M Cookies
from "their" site.www.m-ms.com

1 cup (2 sticks or 240mL) butter or margarine softened
1/2 cup (120mL) granulated sugar
1/2 cup (120mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups (480mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 12-ounce (340g) package "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
3/4 cup (180mL) chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350F (180C).

In large bowl cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Stir in "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits and nuts, if using.

Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches (50mm) apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are still soft. Do not overbake. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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