Mini Monster Cookies {Dessert Contributor}

Hi everyone, it’s me again, Dana from This Silly Girl’s Life! I hope you have been enjoying my dessert posts here on Sugar Bee Crafts!! I love being able to share my recipes with you and if you like what you see please hop on over to my blog for more yumminess! Today I have a very simple and delicious cookie! You already know about monster cookies, right? Big and bursting with lots of flavors! Well, I took that cookie and made them mini. Now they are super cute, bite sized and you don’t feel as guilty after eating one… or 5!

Mini Monster CookiesThis recipe makes a looooot of cookies, but trust me they go pretty fast! They last for a week on the counter too, so no worries with these going to waste. The recipe is adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction.

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Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, unsalted softened
  • 1/2 Cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 Cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 Cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 Cup m&m minis
  • 1/2 Cup quick oats

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together the butter and sugars with a hand mixer or stand mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Add in the peanut butter, egg and vanilla, mixing to combine after each addition. In a separet bowl, combine the baking soda and flour. Gradually add in the dry mixture to the wet mixture until thrghly combined. Scrap down the sides as needed, add in the m&ms and oats.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together the butter and sugars with a hand mixer or stand mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Add in the peanut butter, egg and vanilla, mixing to combine after each addition. In a separate bowl, combine the baking soda and flour. Gradually add in the dry mixture to the wet mixture until thoroughly combined. Scrap down the sides as needed, add in the m&ms and oats.

Mix in the m&ms and oats with a spoon so you don't break up the candies.

Mix in the m&ms and oats with a spoon so you don’t break up the candies.

Using a teaspoon sized scoop or spoon, scoop out the cookies and roll into a ball. Flatten the tops of the cookies so they spread evenly, add more m&ms on top for looks if desired.

Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mat. Using a teaspoon sized scoop or spoon, scoop out the cookies and roll into a ball. Flatten the tops of the cookies so they spread evenly, add more m&ms on top for looks if desired.

Bake for 6-7 minutes, they will not look fully done but they are. When they come out of the oven, use the back of a spoon and gently flatten out the cookies. Let sit on try for about 3 minutes then transfer to wired rack to cool completely.

Bake for 6-7 minutes, they will not look fully done but they are. When they come out of the oven, use the back of a spoon and gently flatten out the cookies. Let sit on try for about 3 minutes then transfer to wired rack to cool completely.

Serve and enjoy!

Serve and enjoy!

I knew these cookies were going to be good but they were even better than expected! You really get a great chocolate flavor then the slight nutiness from the peanut butter hits you. With the oats added it gives a nice texture, I really love these cuties!

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They are nice and soft too, I will definitely make these again and again!

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I hope you enjoyed this recipe! If you liked this you might like these others as well:

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Kool-Aid Cookies

Until next month,

Thanks for Reading

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