Mini-Egg Cookies

Inspiration:  My Dad’s favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies made to be Easter-tastic with Mini-Eggs.

My boyfriend fiance is mad at me for making these Mini-Egg Chocolate Cookies because these cookies are so delicious that he can’t stop eating them. I even hid them in the deep-freezer, but the sneaky guy found the cookies this morning and I caught him munching on one for breakfast. He may ban me from the kitchen soon if I do not stop baking such scrumptious treats.

I used Hershey’s Eggies for these cookies rather than Cabury Mini-Eggs for two reasons:  one, the Eggies were on sale at Safeway and two, my dear friend is a sales representative for Hershey’s and I always try to support the company that she works for.

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Mini Egg Chocolate Cookies
 
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Raising the bar on my favorite chewy chocolate chip cookies for Easter. Substitute Mini-Eggs or Eggies for the chocolate chips and we have a cookie that can't be beat. I bet you can't eat just one!
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 5 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 - 255 gram bag of Cadbury Mini-Eggs or Hershey's Eggies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla and beat on low with an electric mixer until smooth (approximately one minute).
  4. Add flour, baking soda and salt and beat on low again until all of the ingredients are combined (approximately two minutes).
  5. Put the Mini-Eggs or Eggies into a large Ziploc bag and crush the chocolate eggs into bits and pieces. I used a rolling pin, but any hard non-breakable object will work.
    Smashing up the Eggies (or Mini-Eggs) for Mini-Egg Cookies from My Dad Butters His Bacon
  6. Add the chocolate eggs to to the batter and combine.
    Batter for Mini-Egg Cookies from My Dad Butters His Bacon
  7. Using a teaspoon, roll into one inch balls and place onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
    Mini-Egg Cookies from My Dad Butters His Bacon - ready to be put in the oven
  8. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and using a spatula, place the cookies on a sheet of parchment or wax paper to cool.

    Enjoy!

 

 

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