Heather Stepniewski Recipe

Monster M&M Cookies (gluten-free)

By Heather Stepniewski hjstep


Rating:
Serves:
20
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

These cookies are a big hit. You can make these cookies holiday appropriate by using various colors of m&ms.
In order to make gluten-free be sure to use gluten-free labeled rolled oats.

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
creamy peanut butter
4 1/4 c
old fashioned rolled oat
1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
M&M's divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
2
Mix the ingredients together in the order listed, but reserve half of the m&ms.
3
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls or use a medium scoop onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
4
Flatten slightly with a fork. Press a few reserved m&ms into the top of the cookies that have no m&ms showing.
5
Bake for 10-12 minutes, until barely golden brown around the edges. These cookies are best slightly underdone.
6
Let cool on cookie sheet for 5 min. before transferring to a cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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9 Comments

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charlie palmer emc2
Mar 6, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Naomi Masterson lanamabe
Oct 17, 2011
These cookies turned out so good. My dad is going to love them.. Thanks for sharing this recipe.......
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Jul 22, 2011 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: COCONUT LOVERS UNITE
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Jun 22, 2011 - Penny Hall shared this recipe with discussion group: Autism for Kids
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Dale Stanley viction
Apr 5, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!