Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies

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Make Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies as an end of week treat for the family.

Not long ago I wanted an easy treat for my family. After checking what I currently have in my pantry, in the form of chocolate chips, nuts, coconut and other “mix-ins” I settled on these Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies.

After a long week, my family was joyful to come home and find these cookies in our cookie jar. Both of my boys endured numerous quizzes and tests as well as a special school project. I thought we were due for something sweet!

Make Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies as an end of week treat for the family.

These ultimate chocolate M&M cookies are chocolaty good with cocoa and chocolate candies. If you want a little more texture add a cup of nuts, either walnuts or pecans. We think they are yummy just the way they are.

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Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies

Fill your cookie jar with Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies.
4.83 from 29 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time17 minutes
Course: Cookies Bars and Brownies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30 cookies


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups Mini M&M Chocolate Candies


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment or silicone baking mats.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and sugars until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla extract and beat to incorporate. 
  • In a separate bowl sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together. Slowly add to butter mixture, stirring until well combined.
  • Fold in mini M&M's. Chill dough at least one hour and up to 24 hours.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 7 - 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.
Fill your cookie jar with Ultimate Chocolate M&M Cookies.





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