Soft Baked M&M Cookies

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It’s spooky season, here is a cult classic recipe that will surely be a hit with the whole neighborhood! These soft and gooey M&M cookies will be your new favorite recipe brought to us by IHeartNaptime.

Soft Baked M&M Cookies


1 cup unsalted butter1 cup light brown sugar¾ cup granulated sugar2 large eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 cup chocolate chips1 cup M&M’s , plus more for tops if desired


Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper. In a large bowl, using a mixer, cream together the butter and sugars for 1 minute. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined.Add the flour, baking soda and salt and stir mix just until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips and M&M’s. Refrigerate dough for 15 to 60 minutes (up to 24 hours) if time allows.Using a large cookie scoop (about 3 Tablespoons), scoop the cookie dough onto the baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Place extra M&M’s on the top of the cookies if desired.Bake for 7-10 minutes, or until the edges are barely golden brown. Allow cookies to set on pan for 2 minutes, and then remove to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Storage: Store in a covered container up to 3 days. Freeze in a covered container up to 3 months.

Leftover dough: Form dough into balls and add to baking sheet. Place sheet in freezer until dough has hardened. Remove from freezer and add dough balls to freezer safe container or zip top bag. Store in freezer until ready to bake. Then place on the baking sheet 30 minutes before baking to soften. 


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 36mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.1mg

The nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on the specific ingredients used.

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