4th of July Cookies
¾ cup butter flavored shortening
1 ¼ cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2 tablespoons whole milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
Red and Blue M&Ms
Preheat oven to 365 degrees.
Mix first four ingredients with an electric mixer, then add egg and mix. In a separate bowl stir together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to the shortening mixture mix well.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough mixture onto baking sheet. Place several red and blue M&Ms on top and bake for 8-10 minutes.