Jumbo Easter Cookies

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These jumbo Easter cookies are packed with pastel M&M candies and make a delicious and easy dessert, perfect for Easter or for Spring in general.

For another easy Easter cookie recipe these Easter hershey kiss cookies.

These jumbo Easter cookies are packed with pastel M&M candies and make a delicious and easy dessert, perfect for Easter or for Spring in general.

Easter Cookies with M&Ms

If you are looking for an easy Easter cookie recipe that everyone is sure to love, look no further.

Just like with our M&M flower pretzel bites, the pastel-colored Easter M&Ms give these cookies an Easter and Spring-vibe, but you could easily substitute another variety of M&M candies as well.

No matter which candies you use, one thing is certain — these oversized cookies will be a hit!

Related: Bunny Butt Cookies

Large cookies with pastel M&Ms, served on a white plate.

This recipe makes 22 jumbo-size cookies. These are BIG cookies, so one a person should be plenty.

Serve with a glass of milk and enjoy!

Easter cookies with pastel M&Ms, served on a white plate.

Prefer a shortcut?

I can’t blame you for looking for a short cut. I like quick & easy recipes, so I respect that!

You could totally make these beautiful cookies using store-bought sugar cookie dough, sugar cookie mix, or even cake mix. Just add the candies!

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Large cookies with pastel M&Ms, served on a white plate.
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4.82 from 11 votes

Easter M&M Cookies

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes
Easy homemade Easter cookies packed with pastel M&M candies are a delicious dessert recipe, perfect for Spring.

Ingredients
 

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup M&M candies divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, beating well to combine. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined.
  • Fold in 1 cup of M&M's.
  • Using a medium-size ice cream scooper, scoop cookie dough onto lined cookie sheets. Lightly press down on each cookie to flatten and form a thick disk. Add a few M&M candies to the top of each cookie.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges turn light brown. Cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
Large cookies with pastel M&Ms, served on a white plate.

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These jumbo Easter cookies are packed with pastel M&M candies and make a delicious and easy dessert, perfect for Easter or for Spring in general.

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