Smartie cookies

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( 18 ratings )

Preparation time:
20 minutes
Baking Time:
8 minutes
Makes:
18 large cookies

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups ( 550 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp ( 15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp ( 5 mL) salt
  • 1 cup ( 250 mL) butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup ( 250 mL) brown sugar
  • 1 cup ( 250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2  eggs
  • 1 tsp ( 5 mL) vanilla
  • 12 oz ( 360 g) Smarties or other coated chocolate candies, about 1-1/2 cups

When kids come to visit, welcome them with a plate of these big chewy cookies.

Instructions

  • Arrange oven racks in centre of oven and preheat to 375 F (190 C). Grease 2 cookie sheets or coat with cooking spray. Measure flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Stir with a fork until well blended.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir butter in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Gradually stir in sugars until well mixed. Then, add eggs, 1 at a time, stirring after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture until combined. Do not use an electric mixer and don’t over-mix. Stir in Smarties.
  • Measure 1/4 cup (50 mL) batter onto a greased cookie sheet. Repeat, leaving about 4 inches (10 cm) between each cookie. Do not pat cookies down. Bake in centre of preheated oven until edges are light golden but centre is still soft, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove sheet from oven but leave cookies on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Then, using a wide spatula, carefully slide cookies onto a rack to finish cooling. Store in an airtight container or sealed plastic bag in a cool place for up to 1 week. We do not recommend freezing.

Nutrition (per Serving)

protein
3.4 g
fat
14.7 g
carbohydrates
48.8 g
iron
1.3 mg
calcium
70 mg
calories
334 

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