Saturday, March 15, 2014

Mint M & M Chocolate Cookies

Just in time for St. Patrick's day ~ a touch o' green in these soft chocolate cookies.  

Mint M & M Chocolate Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup double-dutch dark cocoa
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
3/4 cup Mint M & M's, have another 1/4 cup to add to top of cookie dough

In a large bowl, cream together softened butter and sugars.  Add in egg and vanilla.  Stir in cocoa.  Gradually add in flour, soda, powder and salt.  Fold in 3/4 cup of M & M's.  Scoop out cookie dough on parchment lined cookie sheets.  Moisten fingers with water and gently press down.  Add 2-3 additional candies to the top of the dough.  Bake at 325° for 12 minutes.  Makes 30 cookies.

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