Thursday, October 28, 2010

M&M Walnut Drops

A while back I made some M&M cookies and wanted to try a new version with the fall M&Ms. I found this recipe in a free M&Ms recipe booklet I got about seven or eight years ago. Cookies never go out of style!

Overall, I like the first M&M cookies I made better due to the chewier texture and chocolate punches from the M&Ms. If you are looking for a more brownie-like and chocolaty version with the added flavor and crunch of walnuts, this is definitely the cookie for you! I will say, I was craving these the next day.
Halloween is just about here! Are you dressing up? I just have a Halloween T-shirt and socks. Maybe I'll wear a cape, too...

3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup M&Ms
1 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350°F. 
In large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. 
In medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. 
Stir in M&Ms and nuts. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. 
Bake 15 minutes.
Yields 18 cookies.


  1. These look awesome! I love all the holiday/seasonal m&m's! They're one of my favorite excuses to bake :)