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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Patriotic M&M Cookie Cake

Y'all, I had to throw this cake in the trash...  We had way too much left at our house and I was the only one eating it.  Does that make me terrible?  I kept cutting a little sliver every 15 minutes yesterday and finally I decided it HAD to go!  I'm probably the only person that has ever done that.  My swimsuit will thank me for it.  ;)

Get excited, this cookie cake is FANTASTIC!

Patriotic M&M Cookie Cake

Cookie Cake Ingredients:

10 TBSP Butter {room temperature}
2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
1/3 Cup White Sugar
1 Egg + 1 Egg Yolk
1 TSP Vanilla
1 2/3 Cup Flour
3/4 TSP Baking Soda
3/4 TSP Salt
1 Cup M&Ms

Frosting Ingredients:

1/4 Cup Butter {room temperature}
1/4 Cup Shortening
1/2 TSP Vanilla
2 Cups Powder Sugar
2 TBSP Milk


1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and grease an 8" spring form pan.

2. In a mixer, blend together the butter and sugar.  Add in the eggs and vanilla until it's all combined.

3.  Add the dry ingredients and mix until combined.  Using a firm spatula or wooden spoon, mix in the M&Ms.

4.  Spread the batter into your spring form pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.  I like my cookies very soft so I removed the cake at 22 minutes.

5.  For the frosting: Mix butter and shortening together until combined.  Add vanilla and mix.  Slowly add in the powder sugar and milk until you get the desired consistency.

If you missed my patriotic round up post from last week I found some fun DIYs and recipes for you.  I hope you are enjoying BBQ season!!!



  1. Yikes! Where's the pin button?! I must pin this and yes I would do the same thing.. a little bite here... and then .... laura

  2. Hi Leslie
    Found it! Love how this turned out! laura

    1. Glad you found it! :). This cookie cake is SO good!

  3. This looks to die for! What a great dessert for 4th of July! I need to make it ASAP.


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