by craftbits (shellie wilson)
What you need
Approx. 1 Quart / 1.1 Litre Wide mouthed Jar
Recipe ingredients as shown below
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1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups M and M’s Or M and M’s Peanut candies
2 cups flour mixed with 1/2 tsp. baking soda, and 1/2 tsp. baking powder
Layer ingredients in jar in order given in a 1 quart ”wide mouth” canning jar. It will be a tight fit when you add the flour mixture so be sure to pack everything down firmly.
1.} Empty jar of cookie mix into a large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.
2.} Add: 1 stick margarine or butter softened at room temp. (4 ounces, approximately 125 grams). 1 egg, slightly beaten, 1 tsp. vanilla
3.} Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.
4.} Shape into balls the size of walnuts and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet 2” inches apart. DO NOT USE WAXED PAPER.
5.} Bake at 375* for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.