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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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: monster cookies recipe
Servings: 40
Author: Jill


  • 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.