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Santas Favorite Cookie Recipe

Santa’s Favorite Cookie Recipe

Sugar cookies with M&M's and Sprinkles. Santa will love them!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 222 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup M&Ms
  • 1/4 cup Sprinkles


  1. Prepare a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a stand mixer or using a hand mixer cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in your egg and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together baking soda, baking powder, and flour. Slowly mix this in with your wet ingredients. Mixing until well combined.
  4. Fold in M&Ms and sprinkles. Allow to chill for 1-2 hours. Then roll our dough balls and place them on your prepared baking sheet.  

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven then allow to cool on the baking sheet for 8-10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Santa’s Favorite Cookie Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 30mg1%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.