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M&M Valentine Cookie Recipe

Make a batch of these sweet Valentine cookies loaded with red and pink M&M candy treats.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, dessert
Author: Jane and Sonja


  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 Cups Valentines Day M&M’s You’ll only need 2 cups for the cookie dough since you’ll probably snack on 1 cup of M&M’s


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In a standing mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until combined and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg, and vanilla extract.
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined.
  • Fold in 1½ cups of the M&Ms.
  • Using a medium ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough onto the parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle remaining M&Ms on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.