Colorful Cookies

This is a pretty basic cookie recipe but it’s a lot of fun because of the colorful candies added to it. To make the cookies pareve, use the chocolate lentils (not the mint version). These are also cute for a shalom zachor or Kiddush. You can choose the appropriate colors and just use them for the cookies. Adorable!!

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 cups chocolate lentils

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place silpat mats or parchment paper atop two cookie sheets.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugars and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. On low speed, add flour and baking soda. Stir in lentils.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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