Oh, and FYI, this year 4,750 females completed the race.
12-ounce package of M&Ms
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and the sugars until light and fluffy. It is critical that the butter be at room temperature in order to make this step work nicely.
Beat in the egg and the vanilla.
In another bowl, sift the flour, baking soda and salt.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix.
STIR in M&Ms. Do not mix (m&ms will get chopped up/broken)
Using teaspoons, drop cookies of about one heaping teaspoon onto your cookie sheets, making them about two inches apart.
Bake for 10 to 13 minutes.
Cool before eating.