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Coconut Oil Oatmeal M&M Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12 medium cookies
Author: Yummy Addiction


  • 1/2 cup (95g) coconut oil , solid, not melted
  • 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk , at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (80g) old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup (110g) M&M's , plus a bit more for decoration


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat coconut oil and sugars together until combined. Beat in egg, egg yolk and vanilla. Set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix together with a rubber spatula or large spoon. Stir in the oats and 1/2 cup of M&Ms. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons) or your hands, form dough mounds (I made 12) and place on prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. If desired, press a few M&Ms onto the top of each cookie dough ball.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until cookies are set but still appearing soft in the centers. Cookies firm up as they cool. Remove from the oven and let cool on baking sheet for about 5 minutes before removing and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Store cookies covered at room temperature.