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M&M'S Christmas Cookies for Santa

Christmas Cookies for Santa - This Christmas M&M'S Cookies are the perfect cookies for Santa! Crunchy and colorful Christmas M&M's in an easy to make buttery cookie dough, studded with milk chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Cookies, Cookies for Santa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling 30 minutes
Total Time 53 minutes
Servings 28 cookies
Calories 185 kcal


  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 12 tablespoons of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 cup of firmly packed golden brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup of milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup of white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of Mini Christmas M&M's Baking Bits plus more for topping cookie dough before baking


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment, combine butter, both sugars, vanilla and salt. Beat on medium speed until well combined, about 2 minutes.

  4. Add egg and egg yolk, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
  5. Add in flour mixture and continue mixing just until incorporated.
  6. Add in chocolate chips and M&M's and give a final stir. For best results, chill dough for 30 minutes before baking.

  7. Measure cookie dough balls with a medium cookie sized cookie scoop.
  8. Place cookie dough on baking sheet and top with additional mini M&M's.

  9. Bake 8-10 minutes, just until edges are a light golden brown.

  10. Don't over bake as cookie will continue baking as it cools.
Nutrition Facts
M&M'S Christmas Cookies for Santa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 35mg1%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 187IU4%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.