Saturday, 25 June 2011
Giant M&M Cookies!
And I for one could use a designated cookie break. How about you?
These extra large cookies are studded with colourful M&Ms for a sweet and crunchy sumpin sumpin to get you through the afternoon slump.
You go ahead and get baking, I feel a nap coming on. ☺
Giant M&M Cookies
adapted from Better Homes and Gardens New Baking Book
Preheat oven to 375°F
½ cup shortening
½ cup butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2½ cups AP flour
2 huge handfuls M&Ms, mix of peanut and chocolate
Drop dough by level ice cream size disher scoops, 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.
Makes 20 cookies.