Grandma's M&M Cookie Recipe: These Candy Cookies Will Melt in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand by Donna John

3 months ago
Grandma's M&M Cookie Recipe: These Candy Cookies Will Melt in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand

My grandma made this M&M cookies recipe, and the tradition is alive and well to this day. While they are included on the holiday cookie tray, this easy cookie recipe is a sweet treat any time of the year.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Total Time: 20 to 22 minutes
Servings: Makes about 3 dozen cookies


Here's how to make it:

  1. Cream together the sugar and shortening until fluffy.  Add the eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Combine the flour, soda and salt. Add to the wet ingredients.
  2. Stir in the M&Ms.
  3. Drop onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.

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Kirstin Ahearn
Never pass up a chance to bake with M&Ms!
Donna John
No, ma'am! :-) These are one of my favorites. Use holiday M&Ms and they scream Christmas.

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