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M&M Cookies

M&M Cookies

  • Author: Sylvie Taylor
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes per batch
  • Total Time: 15 minute
  • Yield: Makes 20 cookies
  • Category: Cookies
  • Cuisine: American


These delightful M&M Cookies are soft and chewy cookies packed with colorful M&M's, creating a delightful blend of chocolate and texture.


130 grams / 4.58 ounces butter, chilled and cubed
135 grams / 2/3 cup brown sugar
60 grams / 1/3 cup superfine/caster sugar
65 grams / 1 large egg, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
267 grams / 1 2/3 cups plain flour
4 grams / 1 teaspoon baking powder
3 grams / 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
165 grams / 3/4 cup + 1 teaspoon m&ms


  1. Preheat your oven to 180C/350F and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Place the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat on medium until pale and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes with an electric mixer.
  3. Add the egg and continue to beat until well combined, beating for a further minute.
  4. Toss in the flour, baking powder and baking soda and combine until no dry portions remain in your bowl.
  5. Add 2/3’s of the m&m’s and stir until combined and strewn through your cookie dough.
  6. Roll the top of your cookie dough into the remaining 1/3 of m&ms, flattening slightly as you place it on the tray.
  7. Continue scooping and rolling into the remains chocolate chunks, pressing flat light when you place onto the tray, ensuring there is 1 1/2 inches between each cookie.
  8. Bake for 14 minutes or until golden at the edges.
  9. Remove from the oven and press a couple of remaining m&m’s into the tops of your cookies.
  10. Allow to sit on your baking tray for 3 minutes before placing on a cooling rack.
  11. Serve alongside a glass of milk.
  12. Dig in and enjoy!


Recipe by Roamingtaste


  • Calories: 178 calories per cookie

Keywords: cookies, candy