Step up your plain chocolate chip cookies by adding M&Ms for a whimsical variation everyone is sure to love!

Helen Brown added this recipe
Cuisine: American


  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 2/3 cups brown sugar
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1-1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1-3/4 cup M&M’s® Milk Chocolate Candies


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and both sugars until well blended. Add the egg and vanilla extract and mix to combine.

Step 2

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking soda and salt together. Slowly add these ingredients into the butter mixture and stir until combined.

Step 3

Fold in the M&M’s® and chill the dough for 1 hour, or overnight.

Step 4

Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto a lightly greased tray, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8- 10 minutes for chewy cookies or 12-14 for crispy cookies. Enjoy!

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