Chocolate Lover’s Christmas Light Cookies

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We have been baking up a storm, ordering Christmas presents, and thoroughly enjoying the holiday season this year.

Now, I usually make these cookies any time of the year, but when I thought about it, the candies in these cookies really do resemble Christmas lights! So, why not give them a new name… Christmas Light Cookies!

Chocolate Lover’s Christmas Light Cookies, with loads of chocolate candy for a scrumptious holiday dessert. Grab the printable sweet treat recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!

I've made these twice in the past week because they're just that good. My kids gobble them up, but they also make great gifts.

Snoopy’s Cookie Jar inspired these chocolaty holiday cookies, filled with loads of chocolate and loads of holiday love. Grab the printable recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!

Made similarly to my favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies, these cookies are filled with mini milk chocolate candy bits, semi-sweet dark chocolate candy bits, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. They're made for the chocolate lover in you.

Snoopy’s Cookie Jar inspired these chocolaty holiday cookies, filled with loads of chocolate and loads of holiday love. Grab the printable recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!

My favorite time to eat them is fresh out of the oven, but as they age, they get even more of a chewy texture to them. I love a chocolaty cookie that's good and chewy, don't you? Chewy is best when it comes to any kind of cookie with chocolate chunks in it.

Snoopy’s Cookie Jar inspired these chocolaty holiday cookies, filled with loads of chocolate and loads of holiday love. Grab the printable recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!

Below you'll find the printable recipe. Enjoy!

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Snoopy’s Cookie Jar inspired these chocolaty holiday cookies, filled with loads of chocolate and loads of holiday love. Grab the printable recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!
Yield: 24

Chocolate Lover's Christmas Light Cookies

Snoopy’s Cookie Jar inspired these chocolaty holiday cookies, filled with loads of chocolate and loads of holiday love. Grab the printable recipe for these festive Christmas cookies!

Christmas light cookies are filled with mini milk chocolate M&M's Minis, semi-sweet dark chocolate M&M's, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. They’re made for the chocolate lover in you.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour, measure before sifting
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 heaping tsp. salt
  • 1/2 bag, 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 bag Semi-Sweet Dark Chocolate M&M's Baking Bits
  • 3/4 bag Milk Chocolate M&M's Minis Holiday Baking Bits

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°.
  2. Cream butter and sugars together. It's up to you whether you use light brown or dark brown sugar, depending on your preferred cookie texture. I prefer light brown because it lends to a more golden, raised cookie with crunchy edges and a chewy, slightly cake-like center.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well.
  4. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add sifted dry ingredients to creamed mixture, mixing well.
  6. Add chocolate chips and chocolate candies, thoroughly mixing into dough.
  7. At this point, nuts are an optional add-in, but I always make without.
  8. Drop by heaping teaspoon onto cookie sheet.
  9. Bake at 375° for 10-11 minutes, or until cookies are lightly golden and done.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 214Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 136mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g

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How to make a scrumptious holiday treat, Chocolate Lover’s Christmas Light Cookies. Filled with M&M’s, perfect for a Christmas party dessert!
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