Cooking Today: Just Desserts M&M Milk Chocolate Minis Cookies

Published 07/31 2013 07:55AM

Updated 08/01 2013 09:33AM

Recipe: M&M's Milk Chocolate Minis Cookies

Prep Time: 10-15 minutes

Bake Time: 7-9 minutes/10-12 minutes

Yield: 24-30 cookies


-1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

-1 cup granulated sugar

-3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

-2 large eggs

-1 tsp. vanilla extract

-2 1/4 cup all purpose flour

-1/3 cup cocoa powder

-1 tsp. baking soda

-1/2 tsp. salt

-1 3/4 cup M&M's Milk Chocolate Minis Candies

-1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter and both sugars together until well blended. Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue mixing to combine.

3. In a separate bowl, sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt together. Slowly add this to the butter mixture and stir until combined.

4. Fold in M&Ms and walnuts (if desired).

5. Chill dough 1 hour or overnight.

6. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased tray, about 2 inches apart.

7. Bake for 7-9 minutes for chewy cookies or 10-12 minutes for crispy cookies.

8. Let cool then serve.


Shot in the home of Ray Niblock in Fayetteville, AR.

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