An entertaining combination two classics: Chinese Checkers + the most delicious shortbread cookie recipe ever = the perfect edible party game!
Step 1: Ingredients and Supplies
The cookie recipe: this is a very old recipe that makes the most scrumptious cookies.
3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) of unsalted butter
1 cup confectioner's sugar
3 cups white flour
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
bag of candy-coated chocolate peanuts, such as Peanut M&M's. You'll need at least 10 pieces each of 6 different colors of candy, plus extras .....yeah, you'll definitely want to buy the big bag if you have 'helpers' in your kitchen.
pizza pan, at least 12" in diameter
round plate 11 3/4" to 12 1/4" in diameter (the one used in this instructable is 11 3/4")
1/2 tsp measuring spoon
*printed Chinese checkers board template from Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Chinese-Checkers-Board/#step1 by pudtiny