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Christmas M&M cookies
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M&M Christmas Cookies

M&M Christmas Cookies are a delicious, chewy vanilla cookie covered in Mini Holiday M&M's. These easy Christmas cookies are not only festive looking but taste great too.
Course Dessert
Keyword Christmas, christmas cookies, Christmas treat, m&m, m&m cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 -3 dozen cookies
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 bags mini holiday colored M&M's


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Cream together the butter, both sugars, eggs and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Mix the dry ingredients with the creamed mixture. Mix well.
  • Scoop into balls and then roll in mini M&M's. Press the M&M's into the cookie dough ball.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until the tops are no longer glossy.
  • Best if eaten the same day but will stay fresh for a couple of days in an air tight container.