chewy m&m monster mash-ups.

i meticulously picked at three different recipes [much like a bird] for quite a while. . . .


. . . .before eventually getting frustrated, including some of my own additives and cobbling together a finalized, frankenstein sort of ingredient list.



up until now, i really haven’t been ballsy enough to play around with ingredients in recipes, nor attempt to concoct my very own. however, i took it upon myself this week during some down-time that i had — and the first two creations were a very large success!



i happened to surprise even myself a bit.


sometimes school-days can be rough for the kids. and the start of the week is usually the absolute worst for everyone. so i wanted everybody to feel that mom-love with freshly baked cookies straight out of the oven when they got home last monday.


‘end-of-day’ times tend to vary. and so i was popping batches of cookies in left & right — until every last person had received one [piping hot, of course] when they came in.



chewy m&m monster mash-ups

1 C. butter, softened

1 C. brown sugar

1/2 C. granulated sugar

1 large egg + the yolk of another large egg

1 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract

2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1 C. rolled oats

3/4 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips

2/3 C. butterscotch chips

1 C. M&M’s (any variety — i used 1/2 C. peanut M&M’s, 1/2 C. mini M&M’s)

1/4 C. M&M’s (any variety) for topping the cookies prior to baking

you know how to mix it, stir it & scoop it. freeze for at least 45 minutes prior to baking (i let mine sit in the freezer for 60). 325Β°. 15-18 minutes. additional dough balls may be frozenΒ for later use.