9Ingredients
240Calories
35Minutes

Mom has made these for at least 40 years each Christmas but they are good for any time.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups m&ms

Directions

  1. Blend shortening and sugars.
  2. Beat in vanilla and eggs.
  3. Sift remaining dry ingredients together then add to the sugar and egg mixture, mix well by hand with a wooden spoon.
  4. Stir in 1/2 cup M&Ms, reserve remaining candies for decorating.
  5. Drop from teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate tops of cookies with remaining M&Ms.
  6. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.
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NutritionView more

240Calories
Sodium8%DV180mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs11%DV32g
Fiber2%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories240Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium180mg8%
Potassium30mg1%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate32g11%
Dietary Fiber<1g2%
Sugars21g42%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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