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M&M Cookies - Cooking with kids

These are really simple cookies with not too many ingredients that are perfect for children to make. You can substitute the M&M's with other chocolate products or even dried fruit
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Author The Mad House


  • 150 g softened butter
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 225 g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • M &M’s


  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy – we used the mixer for this.
  2. Add sifted flour milk and vanilla extract. mix until all combined.
  3. We use the small scoop from this set to measure our cookie dough (it is around a tablespoon).
  4. Roll into 24 balls, and place on 2 greased baking sheets before pushing in your M&M’s.
  5. Bake in oven 190 C for 15 minutes.
  6. Let sit on the tray for around five minutes to set before removing using a fish slice to a wire rack to cool before eating.