Movie Theater Cookies
  • 1½ sticks unsalted butter
  • ¼ c. sugar
  • ¾ c. light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • ½ tsp. buttered popcorn flavoring powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1½ c. buttered popcorn, crushed (use microwavable popcorn)
  • ½ c. chocolate chips
  • 1 c. M&M's peanuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Add the egg and blend until well mixed. Add the vanilla extract, cornstarch, buttered popcorn flavoring, baking soda and salt and mix well. Slowly add the flour and mix until well blended.
  3. Use a rubber spatula and mix in the popcorn thoroughly, add the M&M's, and chocolate chips. Once all ingredients are mixed through out the cookie batter, spray a cookie sheet and place about a tablespoon of cookie dough onto the cookie sheet spacing about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes and place on a cooling rack.
Recipe by Brown Sugar Food Blog at