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Grandma's Easy M and M Cookie Recipe

Grandma's Easy M and M Cookie Recipe is a simple American homemade cookie recipe from scratch with M&M's, peanuts, pretzels, chips and more!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best cookies, cookie, dessert, easy recipes

Equipment

  • rimmed baking sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup M & M's
  • cup plain potato chips, lightly crushed
  • cup peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 15 malted milk balls, cut in half
  • cup pretzels, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  • Get out and measure all of your ingredients it is time to bake some amazing cookies!
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  • Mix the flour and baking soda together in a small bowl, set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer preferably beat the butter on medium speed for a minute or so.
  • Add the sugars and salt and beat on medium for 5 minutes, scraping the bowl down occasionally.
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  • Add the egg and vanilla. Continue to blend.
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  • Add the flour mixture and beat on low, remembering to scrape down the bowl, until just combined – do not over mix.
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  • Add the chocolate chips, potato chips, pretzels, peanuts, malt balls and M&M's.
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  • Stir until just blended. You do not want to over mix this cookie dough.
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  • Shape the dough into approximately 2 inch round balls and place on a cookie sheet or large plate. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours if not overnight.
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  • When ready to bake, pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
  • Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or put cooking spray on a foil lined baking sheet.
  • Arrange the chilled dough balls about two inches apart on the lined cookie sheets. These cookies do not spread much at all.
  • Flatten each dough ball slightly with your finger or a fork.
  • Bake for approximately 12-15 minutes, or until the cookies are light golden brown.
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  • Let them cool on a rack if possible. Do not over cook – these cookies are better underdone than over. Enjoy!
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Notes

This recipe has been adapted from Rachel Ray