Smartie cookies

Prep 20 min
Plus Baking Time: 8 minutes
Makes 18 large cookies

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Ingredients

2 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
1 cup
butter, at room temperature
1 cup
2
1 tsp
360 g
Smarties, or other coated chocolate candies, about 1 1/2 cups

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.

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

Nutrition

Calories 334
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrates 48.8 g
Fat 14.7 g
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