GRINCH COOKIES

Brightly colored Grinch Cookies for your holiday cookie tray!

PREP TIME 25 MINUTES | COOK TIME 12 MINUTES | SERVES 36

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-5 drops bright green food coloring*
  • 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup red and green M&Ms plus additional ½ cup for topping cookies, if desired

Instructions 

  • Combine butter and sugar in a large bowl and use an electric mixer to beat until well-combined and light and fluffy (about 1 minute).
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla extract and food coloring, until well-combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Set mixer to low speed and gradually stir dry ingredients into butter mixture. Add ingredients and stir until well-incorporated.
  • Fold in M&M candies and cover bowl with plastic wrap. Chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Once dough has finished chilling, preheat oven to 350F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • Drop cookie dough by heaping 1 ½ Tbsp-sized scoops onto prepared cookie sheets, for perfectly round cookies roll dough in your hands into a smooth ball.
  • Bake on 350F for 11-13 minutes. If desired, gently press additional M&Ms into the tops of each cookie for decoration while they are still warm.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely on cookie sheet before removing.

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