Christmas Monster Cookies
With Christmas comes a crazy amount of food and desserts. Most of us have recipes that have been in our families for a while now and use every Christmas. Well, how about we add another. This Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe is a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for the holidays.
- ¾ cup butter softened
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup peanut butter
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 box yellow cake mix
- 2 cups minute oats
- ½ cup Christmas M&M’s
- ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon Christmas sprinkles
- candy eyes
Heat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together the butter, sugar, and peanut butter until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg and vanilla until fully combined.
Add the cake mix and oats and stir just until combined then fold in the M&Ms, chocolate chips, and sprinkles.
Use a medium cookie scoop, drop balls of dough 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. You can roll the balls between your palms for a more finished edge.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.