Another fun recipe from the #SweetSquad! This M&M’s® cookie bars recipe may become your new obsession. It’s easy to make, delicious and includes everyone’s favorite M&M’s® candies! For all the M&M’s® fanatics like me, this recipe is for you!

Another fun recipe from the #SweetSquad! This M&M's® cookie bars recipe will be your new obsession. Easy, delicious and of course includes M&M's® candies!

I was looking to create a fun snack to add to Katie’s back to school gift and I knew I could whip up something easy that I know she’d love, of course it has M&M’s® Milk Chocolate candies in it, so who wouldn’t love them, right?

M&M's® Cookie Bars Recipe

Easy M&M’s® Cookie Bars

These M&M’s® cookie bars are a great snack for any time of day, whether you need an easy snack to enjoy during an intense study session or you want a delicious treat to savor while you’re watching a spooky movie on Friday night. Heck, you can even pack them up and take them on a little road trip!


You’ll only need a handful of ingredients for these M&M’s® Cookie Bars. We’re using vanilla cake mix, a stick of butter, two eggs, a pinch of salt and of course M&M’s® Milk Chocolate candies.

Easy M&M's® Cake Box Cookie Bars


Melt a stick of butter in the microwave, allow it to cool down to room temperature. Mix all the ingredients together and spread into a greased pan. Bake and you’re done! Get the step-by-step recipe below!

Pro Tip: Use a spatula coated with non-stick cooking spray to help spread the batter!

M&M's® Cookie Bars Recipe

M&M’s® Cookie Bars Recipe

M&M's® Cookie Bar Obsession

Easy M&M's Candy Cookie Bars
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24
Author: Andrew Eaton


  • 1 Box Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 6 Tbs melted butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Cups M&M's® Milk Chocolate candies


  • Melt butter on stove or in microwave. Allow to cool to room temperature (or close to it)
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl
  • Spread batter into greased 9x13 pan
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until top is golden brown
  • Cool completely, cut and enjoy!

M&M’s® cookie bars help make an awesome gift even better!

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