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Monster Cookies Recipe

This is the Best Monster Cookies Recipe in the world. They are soft and chewy and loaded with m&ms. One of our favorite cookies!

Course cookies
Keyword monster cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 45
Calories 126 kcal


  • ½ cup crisco shortening or 1 stick of butter
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 ¼ cup m&ms


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together until light and fluffy. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Scrape the sides and stir again briefly.

  3. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, and oats until just incorporated. Do not overmix. Stir M&Ms in by hand.

  4. Scoop cookie dough with a 2 tablespoon cookie dough scooper and add to parchment paper lined baking sheets.

  5. Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes until edges are golden brown. Cool on the baking sheet for 3 minutes, then move to wire rack to continue cooling.

  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Monster Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Vitamin A 87IU2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.