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Patriotic Pudding Cookies

Patriotic Pudding Cookies

Jennie Duncan
The full proof soft cookie with red, white, and blue candies for a festive look. Not only are these Patriotic Pudding Cookies perfect for the 4th but they taste amazing!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Chill 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 145 kcal


  • ½ cup Butter (unsalted and soften)
  • ¾ cups Brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 box Instant vanilla pudding (3.4 oz - just the powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 ¼ cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Red, white, and blue M&Ms white, and, blue M&Ms, 1 cup (divided)


  • Cream butter and sugar together in a stand mixer or in a large bowl with a hand mixer. Mix in egg and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Add dry pudding mix, salt, baking soda, and flour until well combined. Add ¾ cups of M&M and mix into dough well. Allow cooling in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking dish with nonstick spray or parchment paper. Roll chilled dough into balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Place remaining M&MS on top of each cookie. Bake for 9-11 minutes and allow to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before allowing to fully cool on a rack.


Serving: 1cookieCalories: 145kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 1gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 117mgPotassium: 21mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 147IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Patriotic Pudding Cookies
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