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Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Fluffy peanut butter cookies with delightful chocolate M&M crunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 3 1/2 dozen


  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup shortening (or butter for a flatter cookie)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup milk chocolate M&M's


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat.
  • Whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the shortening (butter), sugars and peanut butter. Mix in the egg, vanilla and milk. Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Using a wooden spoon, carefully stir in the M&M’s.
  • Drop by tablespoons onto baking sheet. Bake for 9-10 minutes.