Cookies in a Jiiffy

Samara Bharath, Reporter

Want to help decorate the Christmas dinner table with your own colorful creation?  Try these cookies on for size, which take just 20 minutes total preparation and cook time; you’ll be saying ‘mmm mmm mmm’ in no time!  Courtesy of
•1 package (9 ounces) yellow cake mix
•2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
•1/2 cup butter, melted
•1 egg
•1/2 cup red and green Holiday milk chocolate M&M’s or butterscotch chips
•In a large bowl, beat the first four ingredients until well blended. Stir in the M&M’s or chips.
•Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.