Make Christmas Cookies with 4 Ingredients

Don’t waste time or supplies baking Christmas cookies that require 10 ingredients or take 12 steps to complete. With this recipe you can make delicious Christmas cookies with 4 ingredients and better yet, it only takes 2 steps to complete!

With all of the hustle and bustle that often accompanies holiday season, it can become a potential nightmare if you approach Christmas and have no Christmas cookies or desserts for your family and friends.

This simple cookie recipe attempts to remedy that issue by giving you the option of throwing together tasty cookies without soaking up your limited schedule.

Christmas Cookies with 4 Ingredients



1 Box of devil’s food cake mix (most cake mix brands should also work)

2 Eggs

½ Cup of butter (melted)

1 Standard bag of M&M’s (holiday themed preferred)



Step 1: Mix everything together

Step 2: Place on pan and bake at 350 for around 8-10 minutes

Note: If you don’t have the M&M’s you could also consider substituting them for mint flavored cookie chips or even making them without the M&M’s and adding icing on top.

This recipe is a great example of a blank slate recipe that allows you to be as creative as you want. Its Christmas cookies with 4 ingredients after all, no reason you can’t add a few more!


Final Word: Make Christmas Cookies with 4 Ingredients

Could baking your own cookies be anymore simple than that? Better yet many of these items you should already have on-hand and would save you a dreadful trip to a packed store where everyone is doing their last minute shopping.

Because this recipe is so simple and incites creativity, this would be a great cookie recipe to bake with kids.

Since the recipe really only requires cracking a few eggs, mixing some butter and cake mix, it becomes such an easy baking project that it will ultimately create the perfect memory for everyone involved.

Maybe even become a yearly tradition!

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