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M&M Cookie Bars

Posted By Chef in Training On November 13, 2012 @ 5:00 am In cookies,dessert | 8 Comments

I am so excited to introduce you to today’s first Cookie Exchange Blogger, Jamielyn from I Heart Nap Time. Jamielyn has become a good friend of mine through blogging. We met at a conference last year and roomed together at another conference after that.  This girl is incredible and not only is her blog amazing, but she is such an awesome person, too!

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Hi there! I’m Jamielyn from iheartnaptime.net and I’m SO excited to be here today. Over at my place you can find yummy recipes, holiday crafts and DIY Projects and I’m excited to share a recipe here with you. I absolutely adore Nikki and her fabulous blog. Isn’t she great?! I’m pretty sure I gain 5 pounds every time I visit. ;)

Cookie bars have to be one of my favorites. I’ve made so many different versions and this one has to be my favorite. I think I finally have perfected it… just in time for the holidays. ;) I’m excited to share my recipe with you.

M&M Cookie Bars

By Chef in Training Published: November 13, 2012

    These make the perfect treat for any holiday party and also make great neighbor gifts!

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    1. Combine flour, baking soda and baking powder in a medium sized bowl and set aside.
    2. Mix together in a large bowl: sugar, brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla. Mix for about 1 minute, or until fluffy. Then slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients.
    3. Fold in m&m's and then place dough in a 13x9 baking sheet lined with foil. Then place a few M&M's on top.
    4. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes clean.
    5. (Optional) For glaze: Combine 1 cup powdered sugar + 1 TB milk and drizzle over cookies once cooled.

    Enjoy!

    For more Christmas ideas make sure to check out this post HERE.
    I hope you all have a Happy Holidays! Thanks so much Nikki for having me.

    Thanks so much Jamielyn for being here today to share such a great recipe with us! If you haven’t yet, you need to check out I Heart Nap Time!
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