Oatmeal M&M Cookies


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Oatmeal M&M Cookies
Oatmeal M&M Cookies
Ingredients
5 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3 cups rolled oats
2 cups brown sugar
4 cups M&M’s
Directions
Here's How:
1. Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.

2. Alternate layers of dry ingredients and M&M’s in four 1-quart canning jars.

3. Screw lids on tightly and tie tags with instructions around each jar.

Tag Instructions: Beat 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg and 1 tsp. vanilla extract in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in contents of one jar. Place heaping teaspoonfuls of dough on parchment-lined cookie sheets and bake at 350°F for 12 to 15 minutes.
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This recipe needs a little bit of work. The cookies didn't come out as well as I would have hoped, I think a bit more baking soda? Really great idea.

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I tried this before I gave these as gifts. When you beat the egg and butter nothing happens except that it almost looks like it curdles. Doesn't there need to be some sugar in this part of the recipe?

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