Let the Good Times Roll! Mardi Gras Cookie Recipe
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Cuisine: Dessert
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • ½ cup or one stick of butter
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup yellow and green M&M's
  • Purple, green and yellow food coloring
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine your flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and set aside
  4. In a large mixing bowl mix together your softened butter and sugar
  5. Add 1 egg and Vanilla to your sugar and butter mix and mix well
  6. Now you can add your flour mixture to your butter mixture and mix well
  7. Divide the dough into three parts and add 2 to 3 drops of food coloring to each then mix well to create the purple, green and yellow dough.
  8. Using a spoon, scoop out some of each color dough. Gently press the three colors together then roll into small balls
  9. Place your dough onto your parchment paper lined baking sheet
  10. Press a few M&M's onto the top of your dough balls
  11. Cook for exactly 10 minutes
  12. When you take your cookies out of the oven, gently press them down with the bottom of a cup
Recipe by Shopper Strategy at https://shopperstrategy.com/let-the-good-times-roll-mardi-gras-cookie-recipe/