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The Best M&M Cookie Recipes

Baking up a good M&M cookie recipe is a guaranteed way to put a smile on little faces. Bake up a few extra to stash in the freezer.

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Polka-Dot MacaroonsTaste of Home

Polka-Dot Macaroons

Macaroons studded with M&M's are easy to mix up in a hurry. That's good, because believe me, they never last long. —Janice Lass, Dorr, Michigan

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Giant Monster CookiesTaste of Home

Giant Monster Cookies

Who can resist gigantic monster cookies chock-full of goodies like chocolate chips, M&M's and peanut butter? If your appetite isn't quite monster-size, make them by heaping tablespoonfuls. This is the world's best monster cookies recipe. —Judy Fredenberg, Missoula, Montana

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Molasses CookiesTaste of Home

Molasses Cookies

Making these soft, chewy cookies with a rich flavor has been a family tradition since my children were small. At Christmastime, I shape the dough into gingerbread men with tasty raisin eyes and buttons. —Sue Bartlett, Berlin, Wisconsin

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Beary Cute CookiesTaste of Home

Beary Cute Cookies

These cheery and cute cookies will delight kids of all ages! I like to make fun foods but don't care to spend a whole lot of time fussing. So the idea of using candy for the bears' features was right up my alley. —Susan Schuller, Brainerd, Minnesota

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Peanut Butter JumbosTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Jumbos

Oats, peanut butter and chocolate make these soft, chewy cookies hearty and nutritious. My whole family agrees this recipe is a real winner. —Deborah Huffer, Staunton, Virginia

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Gingerbread Sandwich TreesTaste of Home

Gingerbread Sandwich Trees

Fun and festive, these cookie sandwich trees will be a huge hit with kids of all ages. They're a super-cute holiday treat! —Steve Foy, Kirkwood, Missouri

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Snow Day CookiesTaste of Home

Snow Day Cookies

Clear your pantry to make these chocolate chip cookies loaded with goodies. We add oats, M&M’s, pretzels and even potato chips. —Brittney Musgrove, Dallas, Georgia

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No-Bake Christmas Wreath TreatsTaste of Home

No-Bake Christmas Wreath Treats

Cornflakes take the place of traditional rice cereal in these sweet no-bake Christmas cookies from our Test Kitchen. Dressed up with green food coloring and red candies, they're a fun addition to cookie platters and dessert buffets. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Loaded-Up Pretzel CookiesTaste of Home

Loaded-Up Pretzel Cookies

Coconut, M&M’s and salty, crunchy pretzels make these loaded cookies unlike any you’ve ever tasted—or resisted. —Jackie Ruckwardt, Cottage Grove, Oregon

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Polka-Dot MacaroonsTaste of Home

Polka-Dot Macaroons

Macaroons studded with M&M's are easy to mix up in a hurry. That's good, because believe me, they never last long. —Janice Lass, Dorr, Michigan

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Crisp Graham CookiesTaste of Home

Crisp Graham Cookies

I was delighted to find the recipe for these fun cookies. The peanut butter makes them extra special. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia

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Snowman CookiesTaste of Home

Snowman Cookies

Wrap these chocolate-topped snowmen in colored tissue and place them inside holiday containers. Like real snowmen, they disappear fast! —Betty Tabb, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania

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Cookies in a JiffyTaste of Home

Cookies in a Jiffy

You'll be amazed and delighted with how quickly you can whip up a batch of these homemade cookies. —Clara Hielkema, Wyoming, Michigan

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Halloween Cutout CookiesTaste of Home

Halloween Cutout Cookies

Creativity and Christmas cookie cutters come together for these fun Halloween cookies kids will go batty for. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Easy Kitchen Sink CookiesTaste of Home

Easy Kitchen Sink Cookies

Crisp on the outside and soft inside, these cookies are packed with oats, coconut, chocolate and tons of flavor. —Brittney Musgrove, Dallas, Georgia

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Snowman Butter CutoutsTaste of Home

Snowman Butter Cutouts

I have fond memories of baking and frosting these cutout cookies with my mom. Now I carry on the tradition with my kids. It's a messy but fun day!—Sandy Nace, Greensburg, Kansas

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Double-Dutch Chocolate Holiday CookiesTaste of Home

Double-Dutch Chocolate Holiday Cookies

Rich dark chocolate and crunchy, colorful M&M's combine to make these cookies extra special. Who wouldn't want to receive this mix as a gift? —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Crisp Lemon Tea CookiesTaste of Home

Crisp Lemon Tea Cookies

Almost as much fun to eat as they are to decorate, these lemony cookies are the perfect backdrop for baking bits, sprinkles or glitter. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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