Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Crisp Graham Cookies

1/2 C butter-flavored shortening
1/2 C packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 C (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
3 T creamy peanut butter
1 1/2 C flour
1 C graham cracker crumbs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 C plain M&M's
1/2 C chopped pecans

In a mixling bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar; beat in egg. Add vanilla and milk. Blend in peanut butter. Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the M&M's and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls 1" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 7 dozen (2 inch cookies).

We had these cookies at the Jensen's during the family reunion 2009.

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