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Easter cookies with malted eggs inside are so yummy! These are the perfect Easter treat to make and take to family gatherings.
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Malt Egg Easter Cookies

Author: Jill



  • 2 1/4 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 3/4 C brown sugar packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large eggs room temp
  • 1 C chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C crushed malted egg candies
  • Extra malted egg candies for garnish



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper..
  • In a large bowl mix together the flour, baking soda and salt. With your electric mixer beat butter, both sugars, and vanilla in large mixer bowl until creamy.
  • Add one egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Slowly add in the flour mixture beating as it is being added.. Stir in morsels and crushed malted candies.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepped baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes. (or until golden brown.)
  • Add whole malted egg candies to the top of the warm cookies.
  • Push the candies slightly into the cookie.
  • Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer cookie to a wire rack to cool completely.