Easter Candy Cookies

Original recipe yields 24 servings
Ingredient Checklist

¾ cup butter-flavored shortening
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup white sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped Easter candy, or more to taste

Instructions Checklist

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Step 2

Combine shortening and sugars in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix until creamy. Add egg, milk, and vanilla extract; beat until creamy.
Step 3

Mix flour, salt, and baking soda together in another bowl. Add to the sugar mixture; blend thoroughly. Add chopped candies.
Step 4

Drop spoonfuls of dough onto cookie sheets.
Step 5

Bake in the preheated oven until edges are light golden brown, about 11 minutes.


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