M & M Christmas Cookies …

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These are a delightful little Cookie to make at Christmas time. M & M’s are available at this time of the year in Christmas packs featuring just the red and green M & M’s … perfect for Christmas baking. My kids love these cookies … I hope all the little Cookie Monsters living at your place enjoy them as well!

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M & M Christmas Cookies …
Serves: 24
Ingredients …
  • ½ cup butter, softened but not melted
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups plain flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • M & M’s (red and green)
Method …
  1. Preheat oven to 180C and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Add butter and castor sugar to a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and creamy, approximately 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined for another 1 – 2 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, add the plain flour, baking powder and salt and stir until well combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon until combined to form a soft dough.
  6. Measure approximately 1 tablespoon of cookie dough, roll into a ball, place on the baking tray and flatten with fingers. Repeat until all dough has been used.
  7. Press some M & M’s gently into the top of the cookie and bake for approximately 11 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven, allow to rest on trays for approximately 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store cookies in an air-tight container for up to 3 days. This recipe is suitable to freeze and will make approximately 24 cookies.

If you enjoy this Christmas recipe, you might also enjoy these:

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  1. Oh these are sooo cute and I reckon I could smash a whole tray full to myself lol xx

  2. These look like a really easy recipe to whip up and give as a Christmas gift!

    • It’s a very simple recipe, Eva … these look fantastic in a mason jar with ribbon and and a small gift card attached. Thanks for stopping by!

  3. I just happen to have red and green M&M’s left in the bag…

    • I’m impressed there’s still some in the bag … haha … they wouldn’t have lasted that long around here!

  4. These look fantastic! I might add them to our baking list. I love how handy those Chrissy M & M’s are for decorating!

  5. Those look delish, might have to give them a whirl!

  6. These are so cute! I’ve whipped up a batch for my daughter’s kindy teachers with her helping me bake. Her m&m placement was….interesting ha ha! x

    • I’m sure the teachers will love them … regardless of the M & M distribution … your daughter would have had so much fun baking them! x