Double Chocolate M&M Cookies

Double Chocolate M&M Cookies

Double Chocolate M&M Cookies are thick and soft and have lots of chocolate flavor and oodles of M&Ms and are sure to be a favorite in your cookie jar.

Course Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini baking M&Ms , plus a few extra


  1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy.

  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Add flour mxture and mix just until incorporated. 

  4. Mix in chocolate chips and m&ms. Cover and refrigerate for 60 minutes.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  6. Use a small ice cream scoop to drop batter onto baking sheets. Or use a spoon to scoop tablespoon-sized amounts of batter. 

  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Press more m&ms into tops of cookies when they come out of the oven if desired.