Christmas Cookies

The Christmas baking continues with this Christmassy spin on a traditional Chocolate Chip Cookie! These Christmas Cookies have M&M’s and sprinkles in them to give them a festive look!

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Christmas Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies

Switch up the colors of the sprinkles and M&M’s, and these really make a great festive cookie for any occasion.

How To Make Christmas Cookies

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.

In a medium bowl, sift together; flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in sprinkles. Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy – about 5 minutes.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minute between each addition.

With mixer on low, add flour mixture in three batches, beating until just combined.

Stir in chocolate chips and M&M’s.

Christmas Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies

Place dough in fridge for 30 minutes.

Make 1 tbsp balls, and place 2″ apart on prepared baking sheets.

Christmas Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.

Christmas Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christmas Cookies Recipe

Category, DifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time1 hrCook Time10 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 2 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 tsp salt
 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¾ cup brown sugar
 2 tsp vanilla
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup sprinkles
 1 ½ cups chocolate chips
 1 cup M&M's

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.

2

In a medium bowl, sift together; flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in sprinkles. Set aside.

3

In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy - about 5 minutes.  

4

Add eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minute between each addition.

5

With mixer on low, add flour mixture in three batches, beating until just combined.

6

Stir in chocolate chips and M&M's. 

7

Place dough in fridge for 30 minutes.

8

Make 1 tbsp balls, and place 2" apart on prepared baking sheets.

9

Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.

Ingredients

 2 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 tsp salt
 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¾ cup brown sugar
 2 tsp vanilla
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup sprinkles
 1 ½ cups chocolate chips
 1 cup M&M's

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.

2

In a medium bowl, sift together; flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in sprinkles. Set aside.

3

In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy - about 5 minutes.  

4

Add eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minute between each addition.

5

With mixer on low, add flour mixture in three batches, beating until just combined.

6

Stir in chocolate chips and M&M's. 

7

Place dough in fridge for 30 minutes.

8

Make 1 tbsp balls, and place 2" apart on prepared baking sheets.

9

Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.

Christmas Cookies

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