M&M Cookies in a Jar
These make a great fun gift for your kids to give to classmates.
Wide-mouth jar (quart sized)
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 cup M&Ms
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Mix together flour, baking soda and baking powder together. Then layer sugar, then M&Ms then flour mixture. As you add each layer, pack it down firmly.
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Preheat oven to 375º. Empty the M&M cookie mix in large mixing bowl; stir mixture to combine ingredients. Add 3/4 cup softened butter or margarine, 2 slightly beaten eggs and 1 tsp. of vanilla; mix until completely blended together.
Roll dough into small 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375º for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet, then place cookies on wire racks to until completely cool. Makes: 2-1/2 dozen M&M Cookies.