http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Robbis-MM-Cookies/Detail.aspx with some alterations...namely more flour. I used more like 3 C. I hate flat cookies:) Picky Davy raved! Also, I used cute Valentine M&M's:)
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2-3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
In a large bowl, mix sugar, eggs, shortening, and vanilla thoroughly. Add flour, salt, and baking soda to creamed mixture. Blend well. Add M&M candies.
Drop dough by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 9 to 11 minutes, to your liking.