3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups mini baking M&M's
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Combine the flour with baking soda and salt.
In a clean 1 liter sized canning jar layer the ingredients in the order given, starting with the brown sugar and ending with the flour mixture.
Attach a card with the following directions:
M & M Cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line one baking sheet with parchment paper.
Empty the contents of the jar into a large bowl and mix until all the ingredients are well combined.
Using your hands work in 3/4 cup softened butter or margarine.
Beat 1 egg with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Work this into the flour mixture until well combined.
Shape dough into 1 inch sized balls and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Slightly flatten the balls with the palm of your hand. Bake at 350 degrees F
for 10 to 14 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Remove cookies to a rack to cool. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.