Smarties™ Happy Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup soft margarine
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • Smarties™ to decorate

Equipment

  • Two mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Two cookie sheets
  • Parchment paper
  • Electric mixer or large spoon for mixing
  • Sieve or sifter

Prep time:

25

Yields:

7-8

Cook time:

4 dozen

Recipe attribution:

Cynthia Tandy

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° F (190° C).
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or coat with oil, butter, or margarine.
  3. Cream together margarine and sugar, then beat in the egg and stir in the vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together flour and soda, then mix in the oats.
  5. Stir the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just blended.
  6. Fold in nuts and chocolate chips.
  7. Drop by heaping teaspoon on cookie sheets 2 inches (5 cm) apart.
  8. Decorate with Smarties ™.
  9. Bake for about 7–8 minutes.
  10. Enjoy!