Football Game Day Cookies Recipe
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Football Game Day Cookies

Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 day 12 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 stick 1/2 cup butter - room temperature
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg- room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour scooped lightly - not spooned into your measuring cup
  • 1 3.4 ounce box instant vanilla or chocolate pudding - not cook & serve
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups Team Colors of Choice- M&M's - divided

Instructions

  • In mixer bowl - beat butter, margarine, sugar & brown sugar together until fluffy
  • Add egg & vanilla - beat well
  • Add in flour, pudding mix, baking soda & salt - slowly stir first & then beat until all ingredients are completely incorporated.
  • Slowly stir in chocolate chips
  • Fold in 1/2 the M&M's
  • Remove beater, cover & refrigerate overnight
  • The next day preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Roll dough into balls - it will be firm
  • Place dough balls on baking sheet & bake cookies for 9-12 minutes (mine were perfect at 11)
  • Remove & immediately top each cookie with a few white chocolate chips & M&M's before they cool.
  • Leave cookies on baking sheet to cool
  • Start with a cold cookie sheet with each batch to ensure that the cookies bake consistently.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature