Skip to Content

M&M Cookies in a Jar with Printable Tag

This M&M Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it’s so simple that even beginners can make them!

M&M Cookies in a Jar

This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more info.

M&M Cookies in a Jar with PDF Download

Who doesn’t love a delicious and easy-to-make cookie recipe?

This M&M Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it’s so simple that even beginners can make them!

Plus, what could be more fun than giving your friends and family a jar of cookies personalized with their favorite colors?

M&M Cookies in a Jar

Enjoy!

Makes 1 jar

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cookie Ingredients

  • Flour
  • Cornstarch
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Brown sugar
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Red and green M&Ms
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.

Supplies Needed

How to Assemble Christmas Cookies in a Jar

Place a canning funnel on top of a quart-size jar.

Pour the flour into the bottom of the jar and tap the jar to level the top of the flour layer.

Add the cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Tap the jar again to level the ingredients.

Add the brown sugar. Use a spoon to press down the sugar and make it compact.

Add the sugar and tap the jar on the table to level the layer.

Pour the vanilla into the center of the sugar layer.

M&M cookies in a jar

Top the sugar with mini chocolate chips. Lightly shake the jar to level.

M&M cookies in a jar

Fill the remaining space in the top of the jar with the M&Ms.

M&M cookies in a jar

Place the lid on the jar.

M&M cookies in a jar

Print out the gift tag and cut it out around the outer border.

printable gift tags

Punch a hole in the corner of the tag and use the ribbon to attach it to the top of the jar.

M&M cookies in a jar

Instructions for Baking the Cookies

Add 1 cup butter, softened, and 1 egg

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Beat together the butter and egg until smooth.

Add the contents of the jar and mix on low until the dough begins to come together.

Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to scoop the dough onto the baking sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk.

M&M cookies in a jar
Yield: 1 jar

M&M Cookies in a Jar with PDF Download

M&M Cookies in a Jar

This M&M Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it's so simple that even beginners can make them!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup red and green M&Ms

Supplies Needed

  • Quart size jar
  • Canning funnel
  • Ribbon
  • Printable gift tag

Instructions

  1. Place a canning funnel on top of a quart-size jar.
  2. Pour the flour into the bottom of the jar and tap the jar to level the top of the flour layer.
  3. Add the cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Tap the jar again to level the ingredients.
  4. Add the brown sugar. Use a spoon to press down the sugar and make it compact.
  5. Add the sugar and tap the jar on the table to level the layer.
  6. Pour the vanilla into the center of the sugar layer.
  7. Top the sugar with mini chocolate chips. Lightly shake the jar to level.
  8. Fill the remaining space in the top of the jar with the M&Ms.
  9. Place the lid on the jar.
  10. Print out the gift tag and cut it out around the outer border. Punch a hole in the corner of the tag and use the ribbon to attach it to the top of the jar.

Instructions for Baking the Cookies

  1. Add 1 cup butter, softened, and 1 egg
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Beat together the butter and egg until smooth.
  4. Add the contents of the jar and mix on low until the dough begins to come together.
  5. Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to scoop the dough onto the baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  7. Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3465Total Fat: 73gSaturated Fat: 43gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 2510mgCarbohydrates: 679gFiber: 18gSugar: 458gProtein: 39g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

We hope this recipe has inspired you to go out and make your own M&M cookies in a jar.

M&M cookies in a jar

And, if you’re feeling extra ambitious, make them for everyone, neighbors, co-workers, teachers,  with their favorite colors!

Let us know how they turn out and share any other recipes that we should feature on our blog next time.

Be sure to follow us on Pinterest and PIN IT FOR LATER!

M&M Cookies in a Jar

Skip to Recipe