Delicious, basic easy to make refrigerator cookie makes 6 dozen. Great for a cookie swap.Use smarties or M&M's to create these colorful cookies that kids will really love.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F - When the cooled cookie dough is ready for baking.
Lightly grase a baking sheet.
Sift together dry ingredients; flour baking soda and salt.
Cream together butter, brown sugar and vanilla.
Beat in the eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
Stir in dry ingredients as well as the broken candy pieces.
Shape the dough into a log roll 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in wax paper and chill for 4 hours.
Cut the chilled cookie dough into 1/4 inch thick slices.
Bake on the greased baking sheet for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown.
*Note: Refrigerator dough is shaped into rolls by rolling back and forth with the hands, wrapped in wax paper and chilled until firmed before cutting with a sharp knife to bake.