M&M Cookies

susan simons


My favorite memory of my birthday when I was a child is that my Grandma Kaphingst would mail me a box of her M&M cookies.

I use the holiday M&M's for the matching holidays. Also very good with dark chocolate M&M's.


★★★★★ 3 votes

4 dozen
10 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    m&m candies

How to Make M&M Cookies


  1. Blend shortening and sugar. Beat in vanilla and eggs. Add the flour blended with salt and soda. Mix well. Add 1 cup M&M candies.
  2. Drop heaping teaspoon onto ungreased cookies sheet; decorate top of cookies with some of the candy.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Let cool 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet to wire rack.

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About M&M Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids

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