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Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

A simple chocolate chip M&M cookie recipe that can easily be themed to any holiday by using holiday colored M&Ms.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Cooling Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs 50 mins
Servings 36 Servings
Calories 237 kcal


  • 2 Cups Vegetable Shortening
  • Cup Granulated White Sugar
  • Cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Hot Water
  • Cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Cups Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Cup M&Ms Milk Chocolate


  • Begin with gathering all of your ingredients.
  • Start with combining your vegetable shortening, granulated white sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla and hot water together to make a cream base for your dough. Mix together well.
  • Slowly add in the dry ingredients including the flour, salt, and baking soda. Mix well.
  • Add in the chocolate chips. Then add in the M&Ms if you want them mixed in the dough.
  • Place the dough in the refrigerator for at least one hour to cool.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Once the dough has cooled, use a cookie scoop to make evenly sized dough balls and place them on a cookie sheet approx 2" apart.
  • Bake your cookie dough balls for 10-12 minutes or until your chocolate chip M&M cookies are golden brown.
  • Remove your cookies from the oven and let them cool on the cookie sheet for approx 5 minutes. Then transfer them to a cooling rack.
  • Once your cookies are cooled completely store them in an air tight container.


Calories are calculated by a third party website and are based on ingredients used.