Santa's Favourite Cookies!

These fun Christmas cookies are definitely going to be Santa's favourite! They are soft, chewy, and full of Christmas colours, making them the perfect holiday cookies.



  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 75 grams all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Christmas m&ms
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons white chocolate chips.


    • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Line a cookie sheet with baking paper, or a silicone liner.
    • Add the butter, brown sugar and white sugar to a medium sized bowl. Cream it all together for 1 to 2 minutes, until it's light and creamy.
    • Add in the egg yolk and vanilla extract and stir it all together.
    • Add in the flour, salt, and baking soda, and stir it all together till you have a soft dough.
    • Add in the m&ms and chocolate chips, and fold them into the dough.
    • Scoop the dough into 8 even sized cookie dough balls (about 2 tablespoons each) and roll them into balls. Place them on the prepared cookie sheet.
    • Bake the cookies in the oven for 8-9 minutes, until the edges are golden and the tops are set.
    • Let the cookies sit on the baking sheet for another 3 to 4 minutes, then transfer them carefully to a cooling rack to cool completely.



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Santa's Favourite Cookies! - BigToes Australia