Lightened Up Buttery M&M Cookies
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A lightened up buttery flavored cookie that is crispy on the outside and soft in the middle chocked full of M&M's.
Serves: 40 cookies
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. cream of tarter
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup egg substitute or 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup M&M's, milk chocolate flavored
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper; set a side.
  3. In a bowl, add flour, cream of tarter, salt and baking soda; set a side.
  4. In a large bowl add butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract until creamy. Beat in flour mixture, until just incorporated.
  5. Stir in M&M's.
  6. Using a teaspoon size cookie scoop, drop cookie dough about 2" apart on prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Calories per cookie: 66, Fat: 3, Cholesterol: 626, Sodium: 82, Potassium: 14, Carbs: 9.6, Fiber: .02, Sugar: 5.7, Protein: 1
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Serving size: 1 cookie
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at