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Chocolate Cookie with M&M candies in it, sitting in a purple bowl on top of a green and white napkin

Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Delicious and easy Chocolate Halloween M&M Cookies. This simple drop cookie recipe is quick to make, does not require chilling and you can use any variety of M&Ms that you prefer.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Servings 36 Cookies


  • 1 cup butter
  • cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup dark cocoa powder regular cocoa powder can be used
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. coarse salt regular salt can be used
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup Holiday M&Ms
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • 2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the butter and sugar. Beat together on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Blend in the eggs one at a time, scraping down the bowl as needed. Mix in the cocoa powder until well blended.
  • 3. Add the flour, salt and baking powder to the bowl and mix on low speed just until incorporated. Fold in the M&M candies and chocolate chips with a spatula.
  • 4. Dough may be thick, stir until just combined.
  • 5. Using a standard size cookie scoop, scoop cookie dough onto cookie sheets. To make 36 cookies, 12 cookies should fit onto each sheet.
  • 6. Bake for approx 10 minutes. Let cool for 5-10 minutes on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy!


Any variety of M&Ms can be used!


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg