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BeJeweled Mike and Ike Sugar Cookies

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These are fabulous sugar cookies, great plain, just rolled in sugar, but adding some colorful Mike and Ike candies really takes them up a notch. The dough can be made ahead of time and frozen or bake the cookies and freeze them.

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  • 36 cookiesServings

Ingredients

  • 200 grams or ⅔ cup margarine, cold
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ boxes of Mike and Ikes, chopped

Preparation

1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, put 200 grams (or ⅔ cup) margarine, 1 cup sugar, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

2. Turn on mixer with paddle attachment and mix until well creamed.  Add in 2 cups flour and 1 teaspoon baking soda.

3. Add in chopped up Mike and Ikes, mix into the dough (will be slightly sticky).

4. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place on cookie sheets lined with baking paper.

5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350’/180’ for about 10 minutes or until edges are golden. Centers will be slightly soft.

Let cool.

These cookies freeze beautifully.