Sugar Cookie M&M Bars


  • 3/4 cup shortening or butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup holiday M&Ms
  • 1 cup white vanilla baking chips


Preheat over to 350°. Spray bottom only of 13×9 inch pan with cooking spray.

Cream together butter (or shortening) and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix the flour mixture into the butter mixture slowly and thoroughly. Stir in the white vanilla baking chips and 1/2 cup M&Ms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Sprinkle remaining M&Ms on top.

Bake 22-24 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, about 1 hour. Cut into small squares.