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Chewy M&M Cookies

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen cookies 1x


Need a cookie recipe that results in sugary perfection? These Chewy M&M Cookies taste SO GOOD and freeze well too! They’re an easy-to-tote addition to parties, movie nights, bake sales, etc, and almost everyone I know is obsessed with this recipe. Be prepared to hand out multiple copies to your guests!


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M candies


  1. Blend shortening and sugars in a large bowl. Beat in vanilla and eggs. Sift remaining dry ingredients together and add to sugar-egg mixture, blending well. Stir in M&M candies.
  2. Drop from medium-sized cookie scoop on ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate tops with remaining candies, if desired. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-9 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: M&M cookies, cookies