Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A recipe for the classic cookies that isn't on such a "monster" of a scale.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Cream butter, peanut butter and the granulated and brown sugar together.
  3. Add beaten eggs, baking soda, corn syrup and vanilla.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Stir in oats, chocolate chips, and M&M's.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake 12-15 minutes.


Most Helpful

these are excellent! Exactly what I was looking for in a monster cookie! I used half butter and half shortening. I had mini m&ms so I used them. I only had 8 1/2 cups of oatmeal (I doubled the recipe) so to make up for the 1/2 cup I threw in some oat bran and toasted wheat germ. You can't even tell it is in there and I feel better about my family eating them. I forgot that monster cookies don't have flour in them but you even tell. Also, I used part old fashioned oats and quick oats which I think give the cookies a good chewy texture. I'm sure they won't last long around my house!

Chef AngieW September 30, 2010

These are delicious! I used a whole bag of choc chips and a whole bag of m&m's. This makes it hard to keep the cookie formed with so many chips but it is so worth it. I used rolled oats and added about an extra cup to get it to the right consistency. I would highly recommend using your stand mixer for these cookies. It makes quick work of the mixing. Use the mixer for the chocolate chips but mix the m&m's in by hand or they will break apart. Terrific recipe!

Pumpkin's Cookin' February 26, 2014

These were very good, but a pain to make! I froze half the batch so I can't wait to be able to just pop them in the oven without all of the hassle again :) I decided to replace half of the M&M's with Reese's Pieces and am glad I did. I personally liked the taste of the Reese's Pieces in the cookie better than the M&M's, but that is just my personal preference. Thanks for posting the recipe it is really yummy!

StephanieNS May 03, 2012

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