Grandma's M&M Cookie Recipe: Candy Cookies That Melt in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand by Donna John

Cookies Snacks
4 months ago
Grandma's M&M Cookie Recipe: Candy Cookies That Melt in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand

My grandma made this M&M cookies recipe, and the tradition is alive and well to this day. While they are included on the holiday cookie tray, this easy cookie recipe is a sweet treat any time of the year.

Make a batch of these sweet cookies for a fun after-school snack. Store the cookies in an airtight container. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Total Time: 20 to 22 minutes
Servings: Makes about 3 dozen cookies


Here's how to make it:

  1. Cream together the sugar and shortening until fluffy.  Add the eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Combine the flour, soda and salt. Add to the wet ingredients.
  2. Stir in the M&Ms.
  3. Drop onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.

Need help converting cooking and baking measurements? Here are some handy kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Easy Thumbprint Cookies Recipe: This Jam-Filled Thumbprint Cookie Recipe Is a Classic

A Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie Recipe With a Hack for the Holidays!

No-Bake Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe: This Is the Best Holiday Cookie Recipe

3-Ingredient Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe: When Life Doesn't Give You Lemons

Kirstin Ahearn
Never pass up a chance to bake with M&Ms!
Donna John
No, ma'am! :-) These are one of my favorites. Use holiday M&Ms and they scream Christmas.
Donna John
I love these cookies.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

15-Minute Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Recipe Is What It's All About

Creamy Lemon Cucumber Dip Recipe: 4-Ingredient Cucumber Lemon Dip Is Full of Mediterranean Flavor

Mediterranean Lemon Chicken Recipe With Olive Oil, Garlic & White Wine Is Divine

4-Ingredient Cranberry-Glazed Baked Chicken Recipe Looks Like Christmas