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M&M Cookies

Here's a recipe any child--young or old--will enjoy. Make some this weekend and fill your cookie jar!

2/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup chocolate chips
1 - 9 oz. package M&M's

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In mixing bowl, cream together shortening, butter, and sugars. Add eggs, and vanilla. Mix well. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture and beat well. Fold in pecans, chocolate chips and M&M's. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until golden brown. Makes 48 cookies.
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