Overloaded M&M Cookies

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These M&M cookies are soft with a perfectly crunchy edge and are loaded with colorful mini candies! The addition of cream cheese makes them extra moist and a not so secret ingredient really puts this m and m cookie recipe over the top, come check it out!

overloaded m&m cookies

 Super Soft Overloaded M&M Cookies

With a not so secret ingredient

Cream cheese adds incredible flavor to baked goods. It also gives cookies the tender texture that so many people crave. Overload them with M&M's and you've got a batch of cookies that everyone is sure to love. But, wait-  did you know that adding cornstarch to your cookie recipe can result in a super amazingly soft cookie?  YES! We learned the trick from American Heritage Cooking....    genius!

cookie dough balls on sheet pan.

These Super Soft Overloaded M&M Cookies are something your family will request over and over. Best of all, you can get seasonal M&M's and make these cookies for every holiday imaginable. You could even tint the dough with food coloring to make the cookies even more festive. Make up big batches and then give these away as gifts for Christmas, Halloween, or even Valentine's Day.

Here is how to make our M and M Cookie Recipe

stack of m and m cookies.

m and m cookie recipe dough balls on sheet pan.

For another amazing cookie that is soft and full of chocolate greatness try our

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

stack of pumpkin raisin cookies.

overloaded m&m cookies
overloaded m&m cookies

Overloaded M&M Cookies

Yield: 2 Dozen
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A delicious super soft sugar cookie base overloaded with m&m's!  You won't believe the texture our "secret" ingredient gives these cookies! 


  • 2 sticks real butter
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon Corn Starch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 bag M&M Candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350. 
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Hand stir in sour cream. 
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix until fully combined. (We use the one bowl method).
  4. Stir in M&M's.  
  5. Scoop 2" spoonfuls onto sheet pan. 
  6. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown and set up. 
  7. Cool on wire rack. 

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3 thoughts on “Overloaded M&M Cookies”

  1. These cookies look delicious. I love soft chewy cookies and the double chocolate has my mouth watering. Thanks so much for sharing and will definitely make these.


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