M & M Mega Cookies
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M & M Mega Cookies by Chef Caleb

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Diane @recipesforourdailybread


  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • And 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 TB pure vanilla
  • Two whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 large bags of Mega M & M's about 3-1/2 to 4 cups


  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cornstarch and set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together the soft butter and shortening
  • Mix in the granulated sugar and brown sugar until very creamy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time.
  • Mix in the pure vanilla.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients which you sifted JUST until blended. Do not over mix.
  • Mix by hand 2 bag of Mega M & M's into the dough.
  • Use an ice cream scoop and drop cookies onto a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
  • BAKING TIP: Place the pan of cookie dough in the freezer at least 20 minutes before baking.
  • Bake 375 degrees for 24 minutes if using a 1/3 cup ice cream scoop.
  • Bake 15 minutes if using a regular size 1/4 cup ice cream scoop.