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Chocolate Chip M&M'S Oatmeal Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 stick 1 cup of Crisco vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup of firmly packed golden brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour spooned and leveled into measuring cup
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 cups of old-fashioned oats not quick oats
  • 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of M&M'S

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine shortening, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Blend until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla extract followed by eggs, continue mixing until well combined, scraping down sides as needed.
  4. Add flour, salt and baking soda and mix just until combined.
  5. add oatmeal and continue mixing just until combined.
  6. Stir in mini chocolate chips and regular chocolate chips.
  7. Scoop cookie dough using medium sized cookie scoop, about 1.5 tablespoons of cookie dough.
  8. Top each cookie dough ball with 6-9 M&M'S and bake 8-9 minutes until edges are light golden brown.
  9. Do not over bake, cookies will continue cooking as they cool.