Snow Day Cookies Recipe
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Snow Day Cookies Recipe

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Clear your pantry to make these chocolate chip cookies loaded with goodies. We add oats, M&M’s, pretzels and even potato chips. —Brittney Musgrove, Dallas, GA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely crushed potato chips
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely crushed pretzels
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate M&M's

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 226 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, vanilla and milk. In another bowl, whisk oats, flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in potato chips, pretzels, chocolate chips and M&M's.
  2. Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake 14-16 minutes or until edges are golden brown (centers will be light). Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Snow Day Cookies in Taste of Home November 2015, p46

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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 257507
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2016

"Sweet, salty, everything but the kitchen sink cookie. Will double the batch next time, they went too fast!"

curlylis85 User ID: 3166950 240053
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2015

"My husband and 6-year-old son loved these so much that they begged for another batch. Yummy sweet-salty flavor. I'd also say that I preferred these fully cooled."

Guinnessgirl73 User ID: 8561226 234169
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2015

"Interesting ingredients in this so I had to make them. Pretty good. I used milk chocolate chips and they did work well."

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