M&Ms Cookies made with dark chocolate M&Ms. This version uses the Christmas colored dark chocolate M&Ms, but you can use any color you want.
Prep Time 10 minutesminutes
Cook Time 14 minutesminutes
Total Time 24 minutesminutes
Author Cookie Madness
4ozunsalted butterroom temperature (114 grams)
1/2cupshortening96 grams, don't substitute
3/4cupgranulated sugar144 grams
1/2cuppacked light brown sugar100 grams
1 1/2teaspoonsvanilla extract
1 3/4cupsall purpose flour210 grams
1 1/4cupdark chocolate M&Ms
1/3cupsemi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
Combine the butter and shortening in a large mixing bowl and beat until creamy. Add both sugars and continue beating on high for two minutes, scraping bowl. Beat in the vanilla and egg and beat until fluffy.
Stir together the flour, salt and baking soda. Add this mixture to the sugar mixture and stir until mixed. Stir in the M&Ms and chocolate chips. Chill batter for about an hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Drop batter by level tablespoons or rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased or foil lined cookie sheets, spacing 2 1/2 inches apart.
Bake for 12-14 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheets for about 2 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to cool.