M & M Chocolate Cookies


1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
100-125 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature
5 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar
1 egg, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp M & M baking bits


  1. In a bowl, sift together all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and keep it aside.
  2. In another large mixing bowl, add the butter and beat till creamy.
  3. Add sugar and brown sugar to this and beat till well combined.
  4. Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well until combined.
  5. Then add the flour mixture little by little to the creamed butter-egg mixture and fold till combined.
  6. Add 1/2 cup M &M baking bits to this and mix. Freeze this dough for an hour covered with a cling wrap.
  7. Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a baking sheet with baking paper/ parchment paper.
  8. Divide the dough to equal parts and roll each of them to balls and then gently flatten each ball by pressing it between palm.
  9. Place them in the prepared baking sheet, two inches apart and press some reserved M&M on top.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes or till the sides of the cookies are firm.
  11. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes on the baking sheet.
  12. Transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely……….
Recipe adapted from here…

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