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Frosted Mint M&M Cookies

These Frosted Mint M&M Cookies are amazing. They take the amazing taste of M&Ms and combine it with mint to make the ultimate cookie.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 60 cookies
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

M&M Mint Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 Land O Lakes® Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup M&M’s
  • 1 1/2 cup Mint M&M’s

Frosting

  • 4 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup M&M’s crushed
  • 1/2 cup Mint M&M’s crushed

Instructions

Cookies

  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in a bowl.
  • Beat at medium speed until creamy.
  • Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup of M&M’s and 1 cup of Mint M&M’s.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to a cooling rack.

Frosting

  • In a large bowl, cream together the confectioner's sugar and shortening until smooth. Gradually mix in the milk and peppermint with an electric mixer until smooth and stiff, about 5 minutes.

Notes

Adapted from Land O’ Lakes

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 27mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.6mg