Chocolate Candy Cookies
The candy-coated chocolates add a splash of color to this terrific version of chocolate chip cookies.
1 1/3 cups packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Combine brown sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl. Mix until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Add candies and nuts and mix to blend.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a lightly greased baking sheet about 3 inches apart.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly before moving to wire racks.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.