If you are going to make some chocolate chip cookies this Christmas add a few extras to make them a little more festive. All you need to do is add red m&m's, and pretzels to your chocolate chip cookies. The kids can help make these too.
PREHEAT oven to 375° F.
COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Add the pretzels , M&Ms, and chocolate chip eyes right after you take out of the oven.