Sweetheart Cookie Puzzle
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups uncooked rolled oats
1 1/4 cups unbleached flour
2 cups M&M's plain chocolate candy
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly
spray 2 baking sheets with cooking spray;
In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar
and vanilla extract.
In another mixing bowl, combine oats and
Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients
just until moistened. Divide dough in half.
Pat each half of dough into heart shape
about 1/4-inch thick on prepared baking
To decorate, gently press M&M's into
dough in a pattern or phrase of your choice.
With a sharp knife, cut through dough to
form 10 random shapes. Do not separate.
Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly
browned. Carefully cut through pieces again
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove
and cool completely on wire rack.