Monster M&M Cookies (gluten-free)

Heather Stepniewski


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.

★★★★★ 5 votes
15 Min
1 Hr


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1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
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

How to Make Monster M&M Cookies (gluten-free)


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

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About Monster M&M Cookies (gluten-free)

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

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