Famous Smartie Cookies

READY IN: 28mins
SERVES: 6-12


  • 12
    cup butter or 1/2 cup Crisco
  • 34
  • 1
    free-range egg
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 12
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1
    pinch salt (optional)
  • 1
    cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1
    cup smarties candies (optional or just use 2 cups milk chocolate chips) or 1 cup M&M's plain chocolate candy (optional or just use 2 cups milk chocolate chips)


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Combine in a separate bowl: Flour, baking soda and salt
  • In a mixer beat butter and sugar together.
  • When well creamed (until you can see no yellow bits) mix in egg and vanilla.
  • Beat wet together.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients
  • When well combined mix in the chocolate chips or smarties
  • Let chill in fridge 30 mins minimum
  • Make balls of dough using your hands. Place on a cookie sheet
  • Bake 325 degrees fahrenheit for about 18-24 minutes depending on size of cookies formed.
  • When done take out of oven and let sit on cookie sheet 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire cooling rack
  • Enjoy.