Monday, March 11, 2013

M &M Cookies

    1 cup of soft butter, softened
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
    1 large egg
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 cups regular all-purpose flour
    1/2 tsp baking soda
    1/8 tsp salt
    12-ounce package of M&Ms
    3/4 c chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and the sugars until light and fluffy. It is critical that the butter be at room temperature in order to make this step work nicely.

Beat in the egg and the vanilla.

In another bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix.stir in M&Ms and nuts.

Using teaspoons, drop cookies of about one heaping teaspoon onto your cookie sheets, making them about two inches apart. Very lightly spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.

Bake for between 10 and 13 minutes.
Cool on wire cookie racks.