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M&M Christmas Cookies

M&M Christmas Cookies

Red and Green Christmas M&M's cookies
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, M&M's
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies


  • mixer, oven, baking pans


  • 1 cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup softened butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ¾ cup Christmas M&M's


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2-4 minutes
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla on medium speed until combined
  • Add flour, salt and baking soda and beat on low speed until combined. Stir in half of the M&M's.
  • Roll into 2" balls and bake 2" apart for 8-10 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned
  • Remove from the oven and press remaining M&Ms into the tops of the cookies. Allow to cool before removing from the pan.