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5 from 8 votes

Best Ever Frosted M&M Cookies

These Best Ever Frosted M&M Cookies are a soft and chewy delicious cookie, made with a combination of my two favorite treats.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frosted cookies, M&M cookies, soft and chewy M&M cookies
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Sandra



  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 cups M&Ms


  • 4 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter room temp
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1-2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract



  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, and salt into a medium mixing bowl and stir 3 times to combine, then slowly beat into the butter & sugar mixture. Once combined, stir in M&M's.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop cookie dough into tablespoon sized balls on the baking sheet. Top with 2-3 M&Ms if desired.
  • Place in oven and bake 11-12 minutes or until a light golden brown. Let cool completely on a rack.


  • Cream together the confectioner's sugar and butter until smooth. Gradually mix in the milk and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth and stiff, about 5 minutes. Color with food coloring if desired.
  • Frost cooled cookies with about a tablespoon of frosting each or as desired. Serve and devour!


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 219IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg