Easter Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe With Spring M&Ms

My family loves classic peanut butter cookies, so I thought I’d share a fun Easter twist on one of our family favorites by adding some of the fun spring pastel Easter M&Ms. I’m sure these will be a big hit at our Easter brunch this weekend!

Peanut butter Easter cookie recipe with MMs

Easter Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe With Spring M&Ms
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 1 stick of butter
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • sugar for sprinkling
  • 1 cup Spring Pastel M&Ms
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350-degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients, in a medium bowl, then set the mixture aside.
  3. Cream together the butter, peanut butter, and sugars.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla to the mixture until well combined.
  5. Add the sifted dry ingredients again mix until well combined.
  6. Pinch off and roll a tablespoon of cookie dough into a ball.
  7. Place the balls 2-inches apart on the baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle roll in the sugar.
  9. Dip a fork into some flour and use the backside to flatten the dough balls in a criss-cross pattern.
  10. Put a few M&Ms into the top of each cookie.
  11. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let set for 3 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack

 

These peanut butter cookies are super easy to make and M&M’s are always a hit with kids and adults!

 

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