Peanut Butter M&M Cookies


Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe @fifteenspatulas

I have sat down at my desk five separate times now, trying to think of something to write about these cookies aside from “Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!!! Oh you guys, these are the best cookies EVER.”

And I’m having quite a hard time thinking of what else to say. They’re just everything I dream of in a cookie.

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe @fifteenspatulas

 

 

To make the peanut butter cookies, start by placing brown sugar, granulated sugar, and softened butter in a bowl:

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe @fifteenspatulas

Cream them together, then add in peanut butter and an egg:

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

Mix until incorporated:

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

Then add in your dry ingredients, which is a mixture of flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt:

Easy Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

Just before the flour has disappeared, add in peanut butter M&Ms:

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

Use a large cookie scoop to portion out mounds of cookie dough, and place onto a lined baking sheet.

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

You can also save some of the scoops for later.

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Recipe

Just freeze the pre-portioned cookie scoops and bake them whenever you’re craving a cookie.

Enjoy, my friends!

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 6.25 oz all-purpose flour (1.25 cups)
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups peanut butter M&Ms

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk to combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt. Set aside.
  3. Place the butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl and cream them together with a hand mixer for approximately two minutes, until the mixture looks fluffy. Add the peanut butter and egg and mix until incorporated. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until the flour has almost disappeared. Add the peanut butter M&Ms and stir them in with a spatula.
  4. Using a large cookie scoop, portion out mounds of the cookie dough on your prepared baking sheet, leaving 2 inches between each cookie. Bake for 15 minutes, until the edges are slightly brown and the mounds have flattened a bit. Let the cookies cool, then enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Simply Recipe’s Peanut Butter Cookies

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