M&M Cookies

M&M Cookies

I am super excited to say I am officially going to Blog Your Best 2016! The very first conference put on by Windy City Bloggers Collective. I am super excited to be attending. I can’t wait to learn so many new tips and tricks, and then apply them to Red Velvet Snow!

Any ways, this post is kicking off my Valentine’s Day recipes. Today, I bring to you M&M cookies.

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Is there a time of year that M&M cookies aren’t perfect to bake? Whether it is Valentine’s Day or any day M&M’s are a wonderful addition to any cookie. They are such a great size too- one may consider them mini, but I prefer to call them fun sized.

The cookies are puffy, yet not dried out. The mini chocolate chips add a great, extra chocolate-y taste too. Can you ever go overboard on chocolate?

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I added 3 M&M’s on top of each cookie before throwing them in the oven. Reference my question about too much chocolate.

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Also, I just discovered the app Color Palette. It is my current obsession for photo editing. I don’t have a nice camera, I only take pics off my iPhone- but I really love this app!

Below you’ll find my recipe for M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies!

M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes

Yield: 22 cookies

M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 stick Butter, room temp
  • 1/4 c. Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 c. Light Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tbsp Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c. Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 c. M&M's
  • 1/2 c. Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine your dry mixture. This means your flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Using beaters, beat your butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Then, add in your 1 egg and 1/2 tbsp Vanilla Extract. Beat until fully incorporated.
  3. Pour in your dry mix little by little and beat until the dry is fully mixed with the wet.
  4. Using a spatula, fold in your M&Ms and Chocolate Chips.
  5. Let chill for 2 hours.
  6. After 2 hours, preheat your oven to 375 and prep a cookie sheet by placing parchment paper on top of it.
  7. Roll your dough into 1 tbsp balls, and press down lightly to somewhat flatten the dough ball. Place 2-3 M&Ms on top of each dough ball.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy!
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