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Santa’s Favorite Cookies – M&M Cookie Bars

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If you’ve got a little time to make a sweet treat, but you need something that’s fairly quick and that will please your kids, this is a great recipe! Because these are bars, they’re faster to make than cookies. You just put one pan in the oven, bake it, and cut them into bars. And you probably already have the ingredients on hand.

M&M Cookie Bars

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M&M Bars Recipe

M&M Bars Recipe Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9×13 edged baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

M&M Bars RecipeIn a different mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar until well blended and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla.

M&M Bars RecipeSlowly add the flour mixture until completely blended.

Stir in chocolate chips and about half the M&M candies.

M&M Bars RecipePress the dough into the baking pan and press remaining M&M candies into the top of the dough.

M&M Bars RecipeBake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the middle is set and the edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before slicing.

 

Ingredients:

2 cups all purpose flour

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

10 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled

1 cup brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 egg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels

1 cup holiday M&M candies

 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9×13 edged baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a different mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar until well blended and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture until completely blended.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and about half the M&M candies.
  6. Press the dough into the baking pan and press remaining M&M candies into the top of the dough.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the middle is set and the edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before slicing.
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M&M Bars Recipe

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – M&M Cookie Bars


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 10 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup holiday M&M candies

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9×13 edged baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a different mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and sugar until well blended and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture until completely blended.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and about half the M&M candies.
  6. Press the dough into the baking pan and press remaining M&M candies into the top of the dough.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the middle is set and the edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before slicing.

 

 

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