M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Cara Owens
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 25 medium cookies or 32 small 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


These Easy M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft, chewy, and delicious! Our family loves making these cookies every year for Christmas Eve and the kids always love adding in extra M&M’s and chocolate chips.



  • 1 Egg (large)
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar (light packed)
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar (dark packed)
  • 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups Self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Vanilla pudding mix (instant)
  • 1/2 cup Butter (unsalted)
  • 3/4 cup M&Ms


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla with an electric mixer until creamed and well combined.
  3. Begin adding in flour and dry pudding mix a little at a time until just combined.
  4. Gently fold in M&Ms and chocolate chips until evenly incorporated. Chill dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before baking.
  5. Using a small or medium cookie scoop form dough into balls and slightly flatten out the tops. If desired, add more chocolate chips and M&Ms on top.
  6. Place dough at least 2 inches apart on baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes each or until edges are slightly golden.
  7. Let cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to cooling rack. Enjoy your cookies and store leftovers in an airtight container.