If childhood had only one candy, I think it would have to be M&Ms. They are brightly colored and full of chocolate, and who doesn't remember holding them in your hand as the colors melted slightly? Even to this day, M&Ms just make me smile. Do you know what makes these fun candies even better? Adding them to cookies and making an M&M Cookie Sandwich. Read more to get the easy recipe, then be sure to try our Reese's Cookie Sandwiches.
Why you need to make this M&M cookie sandwich recipe
- M&M's make everything better!
- Soft and delicious M&M cookies filled with fluffy frosting
- Lots of options for personalizing these cookies. Swap out M&M's for chocolate chips, add nuts, etc...
- All Purpose Flour
- Brown Sugar
- Chocolate Chips
- M & M’s
- Baking Soda
How to make a cookie sandwich
Let's make some of these yummy cookie sandwiches, shall we? First things, first: preheat your oven to 350°.
In a large mixing bowl combine ¼ cup of brown sugar, ½ cup of sugar and 1 stick (½ cup) of room temperature butter.
Crack 1 egg, add vanilla and sprinkle in ½ teaspoon of baking soda.
Slowly add 1 ½ cups of all purpose flour and then stir in ¼ cup of chocolate chips and ¼ cup of M&M’s.
This is my kids' favorite part, though it may be because they like to sample the candy!
Make the cookie dough into tablespoon sized balls and place on a nonstick pan or a parchment paper lined pan. Use a spoon to slightly flatten.
Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, then remove them from the oven. Place the cookies on a cooling rack.
Once the cookies have cooled, spread frosting (I think chocolate would just put this over the top!) on the inside of every other cookie.
Place a cookie on top to make a cookie sandwich. Use the remaining ¼ cup of M&Ms to place around the edges. They just make these cookies look so festive!
These cookies look super fun and are absolutely delicious! They are sure to be a hit with the whole family!
Feeling adventurous? Try replacing the frosting with vanilla ice cream to make ice cream cookie sandwiches. Yes, please!
M&M Cookie Sandwiches
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large mixing bowl combine brown sugar, sugar & butter.
- Crack an egg & add vanilla.
- Sprinkle in baking soda.
- Slowly add flour.
- Stir in chocolate chips & M&M’s.
- Make into tablespoon sized balls and place on a nonstick pan or a parchment paper lined pan. Use a spoon to slightly flatten.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes.
- Remove from oven. Place on cooking rack.
- Once cookies have cooled, spread frosting on the inside of every other cookie.
- Place a cookie on top to make a cookie sandwich.
- M&M the edges.
- Serve & enjoy.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
I am never one to say no to ice cream. You can bake the cookies ahead of time and fill with softened ice cream before serving.
I used vanilla, but buttercream, cream cheese or chocolate frosting would be yummy as well.
You can store them in an airtight container on the counter for up to the 3 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
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