Christmas time is the time to bake a ton of cookies, strictly for Santa of course! This classic recipe is always a hit, soft, tender cookies with the hard M&M’s running through it is a match made in heaven.
Peanut Butter M&M Cookies
Yields: 30 cookies, 24 without M&M’s added
1/2 cup of butter, softened
1 cup of peanut butter
1/4 cup of granulated sugar
3/4 cup of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 1/2 cups of flour
6 ounces of M&M’s
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a stand mixer cream together butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar.
Add in the egg and vanilla extract and allow to mix together.
In a separate bowl prepare dry ingredients by combining flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients one cup at a time, scraping the sides as needed and allow to come together fully.
Fold in the M&M’s.
Take a tablespoon of dough, roll into a ball and place on to baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 8-10 minutes.