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M&M'S® Easter Cookies

 M&M'S® Easter Cookies
Recipe provided by MARS® Find more springtime favorites in our Easter Sweets & Treats Guide
18-24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Total: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 Cup flour
  • 1 Roll (18 oz.) store-bought refrigerated cookie dough
  • 1-1/2 Cups prepared vanilla frosting
  • Green food coloring
  • 2/3 Cup M&M'S® Brand Chocolate Candies Bunny Mix
  • 2 Cookie sheet pans
  • Resealable plastic bag
  • Small spatula or table knife
  • Large, round platter
  • Easter egg or bunny-shaped cookie cutters

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line the cookie sheet pans with the
  • parchment paper.
  • Knead the flour into the cookie dough until smooth. Roll out the
  • dough to a scant 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out cookies, re-rolling the
  • scraps if necessary. Transfer the cookies to the prepared cookie
  • sheet pans.
  • Bake for 12-17 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from the oven,
  • transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely.
  • Spoon the frosting into a resealable plastic bag; snip a corner.
  • Using the photo as a guide, pipe outlines on the cookies, then fill
  • in the outlines with a tight zigzag pattern. Spread the frosting
  • with a small spatula or table knife on about half the cookies to

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M&M'S® Easter Cookies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • make it smooth.
  • Decorate with M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies Bunny Mix to
  • make fun designs. Yield: 18-24 cookies.