Mint Cookies Loaded with M&M’s for Santa!

Mint chocolate chip cookies around the holiday are always welcomed at our house, especially when they’re chock full of M&M’s! We found holiday Mint M&M’s and used those in our cookies instead of just chocolate chips. We also used white chocolate chips, so these Christmas cookies are delicious and don’t last long!

Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies! Check out this mint chocolate chip cookie recipe loaded with M&M's, white and milk chocolate chips and ready for the party in no time!

This recipe makes about 5 dozen cookies. So whenever we make a batch, Katie ends up bringing most of them to work. They’re so good that they don’t last….they’re usually scarfed up by 9am! Cookies for breakfast? Apparently so! I suppose if you toss in a glass of milk, why not? lol

Mint M&M's Cookies! Mint chocolate chip cookies loaded with M&M's

If you’re looking for an easy mint chocolate chip cookie recipe, this is definitely the one for you! It’s nearly foolproof and they’re always a hit at holiday parties and of course Santa wouldn’t mind finding a few for him on Christmas eve!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks of butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1+ tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 20-30 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups total of Chocolate Chips, Christmas Mint M&M’s and/or White Chocolate Chips



Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, salt, and baking soda
  • In your mixer  bowl, beat softened butter, sugars, and peppermint extract until nice and fluffy.
  • Add in and beat eggs one at a time, just until incorporated
  • Continue beating with the mixer and add food coloring. It will be a very strong color because we have not added the flour yet.
  • Slowly add and beat in the flour mixture
  • With a stiff spoon, stir in M&M’s and Chocolate Chips
  • On a parchment lined baking sheet, add 1″ tablespoon drops of cookie dough about 1-2 inches apart. 12 cookies fit on a standard cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-11 minutes until edges start to brown.
  • Remove from oven, let cool 5 minutes, transfer to baking sheet
  • Continue with subsequent batches



Makes about 5 dozen mint chocolate chip cookies!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


Yields 5 dozen

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

15 minPrep Time

8 minCook Time

23 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks of butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1+ tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 20-30 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups total of Chocolate Chips, Mint M&M's and/or White Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, salt, and baking soda
  • In your mixer  bowl, beat softened butter, sugars, and peppermint extract until nice and fluffy.
  • Add in and beat eggs one at a time, just until incorporated
  • Continue beating with the mixer and add food coloring. It will be a very strong color because we have not added the flour yet.
  • Slowly add and beat in the flour mixture
  • With a stiff spoon, stir in M&M's and Chocolate Chips
  • On a parchment lined baking sheet, add 1" tablespoon drops of cookie dough about 1-2 inches apart. 12 cookies fit on a standard cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-11 minutes until edges start to brown.
  • Remove from oven, let cool 5 minutes, transfer to baking sheet
  • Continue with subsequent batches
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