Halloween M&M Cookies

Makes: 2-3 dozen cookies (depending on size)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Bake Time: 8-12 minutes 

Total Time: 20 minutes 


  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup M&Ms (preferably the Halloween M&M's!)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl whisk the butter and sugars until they are combined and look like the first picture below.  Add eggs and vanilla and whisk until smooth.  Slowly incorporate flour until a dough forms.  Mix until all flour is added and then stir in M&M's.
  4. Scoop out about 2 tablespoons worth of dough for each cookie and drop onto an ungreased baking sheet.  Bake for 8-12 minutes at 325° then remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.