Easter M&M® Cookies


These cookies are so festive for Easter and taste delicious! Very simple.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
24 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 cups Easter-colored candy-coated chocolate pieces (such as M&M's®)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Beat butter and sugars together in a large bowl on medium speed until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. Add flour, salt, and baking soda and mix on low speed. Stir in milk chocolate candies.

  3. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour for best results.

  4. Scoop tablespoons of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with your palm.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are flattened and light brown, 8 to 14 minutes. Cool on the cookie sheet for a few minutes, then remove and place on a cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

266 Calories
12g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 186mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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