Sunday, December 16, 2018


Who doesn't love M&Ms? I know I do. Here's a very easy recipe for Holiday Cookies. Use plain M&Ms or just the Red & Green ones. The Ad on the right with recipe is pure Retro!

"Six dozen ways to keep your children happy this holiday season. 
Fun for the kids, fun for you. Party Cookies are easy to make. And so bright and festive for the holidays."

M&Ms Christmas Party Cookies 

1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2-1/4 cups Robin Hood all-purpose flour  (or what you usually use)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1-12 cups m&ms plain chocolate candies (or just the Xmas red & green ones)

CREAM sugars, shortening, eggs and vanilla thoroughly.
SPOON Robin Hood Flour (not sifted) into dry measuring cup. Level off and pour measured flour onto waxed paper.
ADD soda and salt to Robin Hood Flour (not sifted). Stir to blend.
ADD blended dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Mix well.
STIR IN 1/2 cup m&ms Plain Chocolate Candies. Reserve remaining candies for decorating. DROP by teaspoonfuls or shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheet.
BAKE at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes.

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