Peanut butter & m&m cookies

Morning All,

Back again with the baking posts. I swear thats all I am doing lately. A couple of the girls came over last night so I thought I would try and make healthy(ish) cookies for them. So I opted for Peanut butter & M&M cookies. I know they do not sound healthy at all! They did however go down a treat. I wanted to make peanut butter cookies for awhile but I couldn’t find a recipe that I liked. So I decided to make up my own from the few different versions I found. They turned out well so I though I would share.

Makes 10-12 cookies

What you will need:

  • 245g of Ground almonds
  • 100g of butter (or you could opt for 4tbsp of coconut oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 100g of sugar
  • 3 tbsp of Peanut butter whichever you prefer, I went with Crunchy
  • 100g of m&ms
  • 1 tbsp of Baking soda



  • Put the butter( coconut oil) and sugar into a mixing bowl and blend together on medium speed.
  • Mix in the egg, ground almonds, baking soda and peanut butter at a high speed.
  • Then mix in the m&ms at a low speed, you don’t want them to break apart.
  • Make the dough into a ball, place in a bowl and put cling film over it. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • After the 30 minutes, Pre heat the oven to 180c
  • Place baking sheets over a tray.
  • Make small balls out of the dough and flattened them between your hands, place on the tray a few centimeters apart.
  • Pop in the oven for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown around the outsides.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.


There you have it, Peanut butter & m&m cookies!

Till next time,

Em x


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