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4.58 from 38 votes

OMG! Soft-Batch Mini M&M & Chocolate Chip Cookies

And, they were good. Really, really good. Like soft, fluffy, bakery style, really, really good cookies with random mini chocolate chips and mini M&M's in every bite. Addicting...of course!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 cups Mini M&M’s
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter extract optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a mixer, in a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars well.
  • Add egg, vanilla (and butter extract, optional) and mix until well combined.
  • Next, add in the flour, instant pudding mix, baking soda and salt and mix in until just combined on low speed. (don't overmix) Then remove the mixer/beaters from the bowl.
  • Add in the mini chips and m&m’s and stir in with a wooden spoon.
  • Using a medium or large cookie scoop, scoop and place dough scoops on baking sheet, 1 inch for medium cookies and 2 inches for large.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes for medium and 12-14 for large.
  • Let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
  • Makes 2 dozen medium cookies or 18 large cookies.

Notes

Large cookies are in the photos.
I made a revision to the recipe -- reduced the flour to 1 1/3 cup from 1 1/2 cup from original recipe.