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Smart Cookies


"Kids love these soft cookies full of tart, crunchy candies! I used to take them to school with me when I was little and they would disappear. Thanks Mom!"
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20 m servings 164 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar, and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the Smarties (TM). Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 164 calories; 7.9 g fat; 21.6 g carbohydrates; 1.6 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 78 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a great recipie I use the peanut candies and it's great.

PERFECT! Hubby and I both loved these. Tonight I was looking for a cookie recipe that only used baking soda as I was out of baking powder. When I saw this recipe used candy-coated chocolate, ...