Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies

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These Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies are an easy and festive holiday cookie to make for crowd.

air fryer m&m christmas cookies on a white plate

Sometimes you just need a simple and traditional cookie recipe that will also be festive enough to serve up at a holiday party.

Well, don’t worry, this M&M cookie recipe nails all of those points.

The best part is, you don’t even need to wait for your oven to pre-heat because you can make these tasty cookies right in your air fryer!!

Need more ideas? Check out our other Christmas Cookie Recipes.

air fryer christmas cookies on a white round plate

Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies Ingredients

You will need:

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance can I make these?
You can make these 1-2 days in advance and store them in an airtight container.

Can I use semi-sweet chocolate chips?
Yes! You can use any flavor/variety of chocolate chips you’d like. I personally like milk or dark chocolate chips.

Can I make these as a gift?
Yes! These are perfect for baking as a gift for friend, family, and even neighbors. Give in a fun cookie tin. These are also perfect for bake sales and Christmas cookie exchanges.

Can I bake these in the oven?
Yes! You can bake these in your oven using the same temperature of 350 F for 10-12 minutes (keep an eye on them so they don’t burn).

plate of air fryer christmas cookies

How to Make Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies

In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer, add the Butter, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Vanilla, and Eggs, and mix until smooth and creamy. 

In a separate bowl, add the Flour, Baking Soda, and Salt, and stir well. 

Add the Flour mixture to the Mixing bowl, a little at a time, and mix between additions. 

Scrape down the sides of the bowl, and mix on medium speed to blend well. 

Add the Toll House Chocolate chips, White Chocolate Chips, and Christmas M&M’s and gently fold into the dough. 

cookie dough ingredients in a large clear bowl

Place the mixing bowl in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill the dough. 

Line the tray of the Air Fryer with Parchment paper, and drop the cookie dough by scoops onto the Parchment paper. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you can bake about 6 to 10 cookies at a time.

balls of raw cookie dough on baking sheet

Turn the heat setting to 350, and use the ‘BAKE’ setting. 

balls of cookie dough in air fryer

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown. 

Remove the cookies to a wire rack to cool. 

Carefully push additional M&M’s into the tops of the Cookies before they cool to make them festive Christmas colors.

When cookies are completely cool, serve and enjoy!

plate full of air fryer christmas M&M cookies

How to Serve Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies

Place these festive Christmas cookies on a fun tray and serve them up alongside a cup of hot cocoa or milk. These are also perfect cookies to make for Santa on Christmas Eve!

Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Brittanie
These Air Fryer M&M Christmas Cookies are an easy and festive holiday cookie to make for crowd.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Bake Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ¼ cups of Flour
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup of Butter – softened
  • ¾ cup of Sugar
  • ¾ cup of Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup of Toll House Chocolate Chips
  • ½ cup of White Chocolate Chips
  • ½ cup of Christmas M&M’s

Instructions
 

  • In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer, add the Butter, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Vanilla, and Eggs, and mix until smooth and creamy. 
  • In a separate bowl, add the Flour, Baking Soda, and Salt, and stir well. 
  • Add the Flour mixture to the Mixing bowl, a little at a time, and mix between additions. 
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl, and mix on medium speed to blend well. 
  • Add the Toll House Chocolate chips, White Chocolate Chips, and Christmas M&M's and gently fold into the dough. 
  • Place the mixing bowl in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill the dough. 
  • Line the tray of the Air Fryer with Parchment paper, and drop the cookie dough by scoops onto the Parchment paper. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you can bake about 6 to 10 cookies at a time.
  • Turn the heat setting to 350, and use the 'BAKE' setting. 
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown. 
  • Remove the cookies to a wire rack to cool. 
  • Carefully push additional M&M's into the tops of the Cookies before they cool to make them festive Christmas colors.
  • When cookies are completely cool, serve and enjoy!

NUTRITION

Serving: 1 | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 216mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Course Christmas
Cuisine American
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