Brownie M&M Cookies

Brownie M&M Cookies

Incase you missed it, a couple of weeks ago I posted these Soft M&M Cookies that have become a staple in my kitchen.


This week I’m switching it up for these Brownie M&M Cookies! They’re a perfect mix between a brownie and cookie with a tender centre and slight crunch on the outside– and how could you go wrong with bright pops of colour from the M&M’s?!


I love these cookies because the batter doesn’t need to be chilled, so I can whip up the batter and pop them straight into the oven. I use this OXO scoop for all of my cookies, and they turn out perfectly every time.


So if you’re thinking about making anything this weekend, try out these Brownie M&M Cookies, & make sure to have a tall glass of milk ready!

Brownie M&M Cookies

  • Servings: 24-26 medium sized cookies
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Author: Recipe adapted from Chipits Brownie Chip Cookies


  • 1 1/3 cups Stirling Creamery Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk (I used skim, but 1% or 2% is just fine!)
  • 1 cup M&M’S (reserve a few for the top!)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a stand mixer or using a hand mixer beat the butter for about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the brown sugar and granulated sugar and mix on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Once combined, add vanilla and eggs and mix on medium speed.
  5. In a seperate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and milk alternatively until fully combined.
  7. Fold in the M&M’s using a spatula as the batter will be quite thick.
  8. Scoop cookie dough onto cookie sheets, top with one M&M and bake for 10-12 minutes. The middle may look underdone, but don’t over bake! The cookies will set as they cool on a cooling rack.
  9. Once cooled store these cookies in a air tight container for up to 5 days.


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