M & M Christmas Cookies …
Serves: 24
Ingredients …
  • ½ cup butter, softened but not melted
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups plain flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • M & M’s (red and green)
Method …
  1. Preheat oven to 180C and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Add butter and castor sugar to a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and creamy, approximately 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined for another 1 – 2 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, add the plain flour, baking powder and salt and stir until well combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon until combined to form a soft dough.
  6. Measure approximately 1 tablespoon of cookie dough, roll into a ball, place on the baking tray and flatten with fingers. Repeat until all dough has been used.
  7. Press some M & M’s gently into the top of the cookie and bake for approximately 11 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven, allow to rest on trays for approximately 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store cookies in an air-tight container for up to 3 days. This recipe is suitable to freeze and will make approximately 24 cookies.
Recipe by Mrs Organised at http://www.mrsorganised.com.au/2015/11/19/m-m-christmas-cookies/