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Easy M&M Cookie Recipe

M&M Cookie Recipe

This M&M Cookie Recipe is AMAZING. No chill time needed, these soft & chewy cookies are great for parties, potlucks, gift-giving & afternoon treats.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, M&M's
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 48 cookies


  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup M&M’s + more for the tops of the cookies


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees & line 2-3 large baking sheets with parchment & set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream your butter & both sugars together until whipped & well combined.
  • Mix in eggs & vanilla.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda & salt & mix well.
  • Fold in chocolate chips & M&M’s.
  • Use a large cookie scoop & scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until the tops are just barely golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven & immediately place additional M&M’s into the tops of the cookies, pressing lightly to make sure they get a bit melty.
  • Allow to cool another 2-5 minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to continue to cool to room temperature.
  • Once cooled, transfer to an airtight container & store at room temperature.