Easter M&M Thumbprint Cookies

Easter Thumbprint Cookies

Mmmmm… cookies and M&M’s – one of my favorite combinations. So it’s no doubt that I’m make these delicious Easter M&M Thumbprint Cookies – which are perfect for adults and kids alike! And they are super easy to make – you can’t go wrong with these! PIN IT!


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 Eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Pastel M&Ms

Easter M&M Thumbprint Cookies


Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Mix in egg and vanilla until well incorporated then add flour,salt and baking powder slowly.
Split dough into half and wrap in plastic.
Refrigerate dough for 1 hr. (Alternatively you can freeze formed dough balls for 12 minutes prior to baking)
Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
Shape dough into small balls about the size of a walnut, and space 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
Please resist the urge to create thumb print at this point.
Bake for about 12-15 minutes until lightly brown.
Remove from the oven and immediately press in one M&M into center of each cookie.
Remove from sheet pan to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before serving.
Store in an airtight container.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.