M & M Cookies


2 cup plain flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup granulated white sugar
2/3 cup light brown sugar
3/4 cup (170 gm) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup (200 gm) M& M’s candies


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper/ baking paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the plain flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. Beat the butter and sugars in a large bowl until light and fluffy for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add egg and egg yolk and beat well. Beat in the vanilla essence.
  5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture and beat just until incorporated. (If batter is soft, cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes or until firm).
  6. Using an ice cream scoop or two spoons, form batter into balls and place 6-7 of them in each baking sheet. Gently flatten each ball into round shape.
  7. Place the M&M’s candies on top of the cookies and gently press the candies.
  8. Bake the cookies for 15-20 minutes till light golden brown in color. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack…
Recipe Source: Joy Of Baking



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