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Chocolate M&M Cookies Recipe - for a cheery and chocolatey treat!

Chocolate M and M Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 36 mini cookies
Author Tammy Blankenship

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup dutch cocoa*
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour add 1/4 cup if you are at a higher altitude
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup M&M’s I use mini

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar for about 1 minute with a mixer until creamy.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and mix until combined.
  3. Add cocoa, flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, and soda. Mix until combined.
  4. Add M&M’s.
  5. Roll into 1 to 1 and 1/2 tablespoon balls and refrigerate for 10 minutes or more.
  6. Once they are chilled, cook at 350 F for 6-9 minutes or store in a sealed bag until use.
  7. *If you don’t like or have dutch processed, just substitute the baking powder/soda for 1/2 teaspoon baking soda.