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Small-batch Chocolate Mini M&M Cookies

Small-batch Chocolate Mini M&M Cookies

This Small-batch Chocolate Mini M&M Cookies recipe makes a half dozen perfect chocolate cookies!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6 cookies
Author Tracy


  • 1/2 cup 1 tablespoon (68g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons natural cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons (2oz) unsalted butter very soft*
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (13g) brown sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini M&M's or chocolate chips or (2 1-ounce mini M&M tubes)


  • In a small bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, cream butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Whisk in egg yolk, milk, and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Fold in M&Ms or chocolate chips.
  • Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour, up to 24.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Divide the dough into 6 rounded mounds on the baking sheet and bake for 9 to 12 minutes, until centers just look set.
  • Cool cookies on the baking tray and enjoy!


*You want your butter to be very soft but not melted. If making in a cold kitchen during the winter, you can microwave your butter for *just* a couple of seconds to help it along.