Skip to Content

Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies

These Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies are made with cookie butter spread, chocolate and white chocolate chips, and holiday M&M's.

These cookies are perfect for Christmastime and for setting out for Santa on Christmas Eve night.

A stack of Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies with a cookie propped in front of the stack.

Ingredients in Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies

  • unsalted butter
  • cookie butter, smooth
  • granulated sugar
  • light brown sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla extract
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • all-purpose flour
  • semisweet chocolate chips
  • white chocolate chips
  • Christmas M&M’s - regular size or baking bits
A plate of Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies on a decorative plate.

RELATED: Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars

How to Make Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies

Preheat the oven - Preheat oven to 350°F and line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Mix the wet ingredients - Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the unsalted butter and the cookie butter together until creamy. Mix in the granulated sugar and brown sugar until well combined. Beat in the egg and vanilla just until combined.

Combine the dry ingredients - In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt.

Make the cookie dough - Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until there are no dry ingredients. Avoid overmixing.

Christmas cookies made with holiday M&M's and cookie butter on a decorative black rack.

Stir in the candy - Gently stir in the chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, and the M&M's.

Scoop the cookie dough - Use a #40 cookie scoop, or by scooping about 1.5 tablespoons and rolling into a ball.

Add extra chocolate chips and M&M's by pressing them into the tops of the cookie dough balls.

Bake - Bake one cookie sheet at a time for 8-10 minutes.

Cool - Allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

A plate of Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies on a decorative plate.

RELATED: Peanut Butter Balls

Can You Freeze Cookie Butter Cookies for Christmas?

Yes, you can freeze these Christmas cookie butter cookies by either freezing the dough or by freezing the baked cookies.

To freeze the baked cookies, bake them according to the directions and let them cool completely before placing them in a freezer bag. For extra protection from freezer burn and for maximum freshness, place the sealed bag in a freezer-safe container. The baked cookies will last for up to 3 months in the freezer.

To freeze the Christmas Cookie Butter Cookie dough, scoop the dough as directed in the instructions to make it easy to bake easier. Place the scooped cookie dough in a freezer bag and store it for up to 3 months.

Freezing the dough makes it easier when it's time to bake cookies for Christmas or to grab just a few at a time and bake them as you want to eat them.

A Christmas Cookie Butter cookie broken in half sitting on top of a stack of christmas cookies.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 32 cookies

Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies

A plate of Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies on a decorative plate.

These Christmas Cookie Butter Cookies are made with cookie butter spread, chocolate and white chocolate chips, and holiday M&M's. These cookies are perfect for Christmastime and for setting out for Santa on Christmas Eve night.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup cookie butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • ½ cup Christmas M&M’s

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
    2. Cream the unsalted butter and the cookie butter together until creamy.
    3. Mix in the granulated sugar and brown sugar until well combined.
    4. Beat in the egg and vanilla just until combined.
    5. In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt.
    6. Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until there are no dry ingredients. Avoid overmixing.
    7. Gently stir in the chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, and M&M's.
    8. Use a #40 cookie scoop or by scooping about 1.5 tablespoons and rolling into a ball.
    9. Add extra chocolate chips and M&M's by pressing them into the tops of the cookie dough balls.
    10. Bake one cookie sheet at a time for 8-10 minutes.
    11. Allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

These cookies can be baked and then frozen for up 3 months. The cookie dough can be frozen for 3 months as well when stored properly.

Recommended Products

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

32

Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 133Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g

Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.

Did you make this recipe?

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

Kim Brown

Thursday 22nd of December 2022

What is cookie butter. I'm 58 years old and have never heardvof cookie butter

Dana

Tuesday 27th of December 2022

Cookie butter has the consistency of creamy peanut butter but tastes like Biscoff cookies - it can be found in the baking aisle or the aisle with peanut butter. 🙂

amy liu dong

Monday 12th of December 2022

Such perfect Christmas cookies to make for the kids. It is so delicious and so easy to make!

Ann

Sunday 11th of December 2022

These cookies turned out great! I love how "fluffy" they turned out, if that makes any sense lol! Will definitely make these again!

jamie

Sunday 11th of December 2022

Wow! This cookie recipe looks so yummy! It got a touch of the Holiday season! Because of the color it gives, kids will definitely love it!

Skip to Recipe