Mint Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cookies

Mint Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cookies 7

Christmas totally snuck up on this year. However, we could not let it totally slip by without posting a cookie recipe. Kelly introduced me to mint M&M’s awhile back and they have been my go to M&M ever since. It used to be the pretzel M&M’s but no longer. I have been pretty obsessed with mint and peppermint lately. So good! Unfortunately I ran out of baking time to make all the mint/peppermint recipes I’d like. There is never enough time to make all of the cookies I’d like though. Not to mention barks, bar cookies, fudge. I could go on and on. But seriously, never enough time!

We tried a few new cookie recipes this year and this was one of my favorites. I just love M&M cookies. They are tasty and I love how colorful the M&M’s are. I decided to make a pudding cookie so these cookies are quite cakey. Definitely not chewy or crispy. But they are chocolatey. And minty! The mint M&M’s worked perfectly in these cookies. I think every cookie tray needs a mint or peppermint recipe. If you are still looking for one, here you go!


Here is what you’ll need

Cream the butter and sugar and add the pudding mix

Add the egg

And the vanilla

Mix the dry ingredients and add those too

Place on a baking sheet and bake

Love Christmas Cookies!

Love Christmas Cookies!

 

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Mint Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 3.9 oz box of instant chocolate fudge pudding mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 bag mint M&M’s

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or a sil pat
  • Combine the butter and sugar into a stand mixer and beat until fluffy
  • Add the pudding mix and beat until combined
  • Add the eggs one at a time
  • Add the vanilla
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt and whisk until combined
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the mixer
  • Beat until combined, scraping the sides as needed
  • Fold in the M&M’s
  • Roll about 2 tablespoons dough into balls and place on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes; allow to cool
Keyword Cookies