Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Raspberry M and M's and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

I saw this package of M and M's and who could resist the beautiful pink packaging. Also, who could resist the combination of raspberry and dark chocolate. Not me, I tell you that. 

So I thought I would toss these into some cookies with the always delicious mini chips and they turned out pretty great.  Fun treat for the weekend. 

You will see that I used cold butter. That's because I didn't have any softened and I was decided to make cookies. I just slice the butter into 1 Tablespoon servings and cream that with the sugar. It may take a bit longer to get it creamy, but it works just as well for the end result. ~Bake away.

  • Raspberry M and M and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Ingredients:
1 stick salted butter, can be cold, cut into 1 Tbsp squares
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste,or vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 Tablespoons vanilla instant pudding mix
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 package of raspberry M & M's


Preheat oven to 350F. 
In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugars together until well combined. Add the egg and vanilla, mixing to combine. Add the flour, pudding mix, baking soda, stirring to combine.

Stir in the mini chips and the M & M's.
Scoop dough onto cookie sheet 1-inch apart from each other. Bake for 10-14 minutes until cooked through. Let cool on the cookie sheet for about 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

I made 2 1/2 dozen.


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