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Santas Favorite Cookie Recipe

Santa’s Favorite Cookie Recipe

Jennie Duncan
Sugar cookies with M&M's and Sprinkles. Santa will love them!
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 222 kcal


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup M&Ms
  • ¼ cup Sprinkles


  • Prepare a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or parchment paper and set aside.
  • 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.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together baking soda, baking powder, and flour. Slowly mix this in with your wet ingredients. Mixing until well combined.
  • 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.  
  • 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!


Calories: 222kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 37mgPotassium: 30mgSugar: 16gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword christmas cookie
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