Ultimate M&M’s Cookie
1 C. butter or margarine, softened
1/2 C. granulated sugar
1/2 C. firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 t. vanilla extract
2 C. all-purpose flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1/8 t. salt
1 12-oz. package M&M’s Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
3/4 C. chopped nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. In large bowl cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Stir in M&M’s Chocolate Mini Baking Bits and nuts, if using.
Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are still soft. Do not overbake. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks.
Store in tightly covered container.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
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