Adapted from Emeril Lagasse
2 sticks (1 cup) butter, at room temperature
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate discs (may substitute chocolate chips)
1 1/4 cups M & Ms, divided
Preheat oven to 375º. Line a 14 inch deep round pizza pan with parchment and grease entire pan including the paper. Set aside.
butter and sugars in a large bowl. Add eggs and mix to combine. Add
vanilla and mix well. Add dry ingredients, and stir till incorporated.
Mix in chocolate discs and 1/2 cup M & Ms, reserving 3/4 cup to
garnish the top. Spread dough evenly in prepared pan. Use remaining M
& Ms to decorate the top of the cookie cake.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool and remove from pan if desired. Slice and serve.