Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies


1/4 c. shortening

1/4 c. butter, softened

1/2 c. brown sugar

1/4 c. white sugar

1/4 tsp. baking soda

1 egg

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 1/4 c. flour

3/4 c. chocolate chips

3/4 c. M&M's


Preheat oven to 325

In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and butter on low-medium speed for about 30 seconds.

Add brown sugar, white sugar, and baking soda. Continue mixing until combined.

Scrape sides as needed.

Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined.

Add flour and mix together.

Lastly, mix in chocolate chips and M&M's.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Using a spoon, scoop about 2 Tbsp of cookie dough onto the parchment paper.

Bake for about 7-9 minutes.

You want to pull the cookies out right before they start to brown.

Let cookies sit for a minute and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.