Crisp Graham Cookies with M&M's® Candy

by BJMJ, Cookie Club Member

Recipe Courtesy of

Category: Desserts, Cookies

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Level: Easy to Bake

Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies


1/2 c. butter-flavored shortening

1/2 c. brown sugar, packed

1 egg

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk

3 T. creamy peanut butter

1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

1 c. graham cracker crumbs

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

2 c. plain M&M's® candy

1/2 c. chopped pecans


In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar, then beat in egg. Add vanilla and milk. Next, blend in peanut butter. Combine dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the M&M's® and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls 1" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.