McMaster’s M&M cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) butter-softened

½ cup sugar

1 ½ cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2-½ tsp vanilla

2 ½ cups flour

¾ tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

2 cups or 12 oz bag of small M&M’s

(Or you may wish to use just chocolate chips)

  • Optional 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Optional 1 cup shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla. In another bowl mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Stir in the M&M’s, chocolate chips, pecans, or coconut. Place a golf ball sized portions 2 inches apart on an un-greased cookie sheet. Bake for 9-10 minutes or just until edges are light brown. They will continue to bake on cookie sheet out of the oven. Do not over bake.

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