Chocolate M&M Christmas Cookie
The perfect Christmas cookie! These Chocolate M&M Christmas Cookies are colorful and festive and taste amazing.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
- ½ cup chocolate chips (melted)
- ⅓ cup sugar
- ⅔ cup brown sugar (packed)
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 ¼ cup Christmas M&Ms
Whisked together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Once combined set aside.
Using a stand mixer or electric mixer beat softened butter with melted chocolate, sugar, and brown sugar.
Once well combined add in egg, vanilla extract, and milk. Add in dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
Fold in 1 cup Christmas M&Ms. Place dough in the fridge and allow to chill for at least 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and roll out into 1 inch balls and place them on your baking sheet.
Add remaining ¼ cup Christmas M&Ms to the tops of each cookie. Bake for 12-13 minutes.
Should my butter be soft? Yes you want softened butter that is just at room temperature. Make sure it's not warm and melted.
Do I have to chill the dough? Yes chilling the dough is really important. You cookies will hold Shapiros much better when baking them chilled.
Calories: 201kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 75mgPotassium: 52mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 195IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 0.9mg