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Magical Peanut Butter M&M Christmas Cookies

  • Author: Cara Owens
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 25 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Magical Peanut Butter M&M Christmas Cookies are soft, delicious, and have festive, red and green peanut butter M&M chocolate candies that everyone will love to eat for Christmas!


  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Peanut butter M&Ms (holiday colors)


  1. Mix butter, egg, and vanilla in large mixing bowl
  2. Add in sugar and brown sugar until creamy consistency has been reached
  3. Slowly add in flour 1/2 cup at a time
  4. Carefully stir in chocolate chips and M&Ms
  5. Spray cookie sheets with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper
  6. Evenly spoon out cookie dough balls onto cookie sheet using cookie scoop
  7. Place in 375 degrees preheated oven for 8-11 minutes
  8. If desired, carefully press additional M&Ms into warm cookies after removing from the oven.


If desired, refrigerate dough overnight or at least 2 hours prior to baking. This is especially helpful on rainy or humid days.

Store baked cookies in airtight container for up to 7 days

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