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Patriotic M&M Fire Works Cookies | Delicious red white and blue cookies that are festive and so easy!
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Patriotic M&M Fire Works Cookie

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Author: Jill



  • 2 C + 2 TBSP flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 C unsalted butter room temp
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 large egg room temp
  • 1 large egg yolk room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 C red white and blue M&Ms
  • 1/4 C red white, and blue sprinkles



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Add flour, baking soda, and cornstarch in a medium bowl.
  • Mix to combine. Set aside.
  • Using your electric mixer add butter and both sugars.
  • Cream together until smooth and without lumps.
  • While mixer is on, slowly add the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture, stirring until completely mixed.
  • Stir in the M&Ms and sprinkle. Stir just to combine.
  • Transfer cookie dough to the refrigerator. Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Measure cookie dough with a tablespoon placing the dough on the prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Check that the cookie edges are slightly brown.
  • The cookie centers will be soft and puffy.
  • Allow the cookies to cool slightly on the cookie sheets before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Makes 24 cookies


Makes 24 cookies
Cook time 12 minutes
Prep time 5 minutes