Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies - enchanting soft and chewy chocolate cookies stuffed with hauntingly vibrant Halloween Ghoul's Mix Milk Chocolate M&M's candies.
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Unveiling the Dark Magic of Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies
I am and will forever be a HUGE fan of M&M Cookies, and well M&M's. There is no shortage of dessert recipes utilizing the colorful candy-coated chocolate gems otherwise known as M&M's candies on Sarah's Bake Studio as a result of this.
M&M's Chocolate Candies offer an extra visual appeal, as well as a burst of flavor which makes them perfect for baking and eating. It also makes them a perfect fit for the enchanting spirit of Halloween.
Prepare to be enchanted by the irresistible allure of Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies. Let's embark into the mystical world of creating these bewitching cookies, and explore the secrets behind their irresistible combination of rich chocolate and vibrant Milk Chocolate M&M's Candies.
Let's begin to unveil the dark magic of Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies by unlocking the gorgeous and delicious chocolate cookie base. These Halloween cookies utilize two forms of chocolate in their cookie dough - cocoa powder and chocolate fudge pudding mix.
Don't let all this chocolate or the addition of chocolate fudge pudding mix spook you. These cookies are chocolate magic with the perfect amount of chocolatey goodness for the chocolate-obsessed and for those who find chocolate chip cookies to have too much chocolate.
As for the chocolate fudge pudding mix, you just pour the dry instant pudding mix in with the cocoa powder and move on to the next step, adding in your dry ingredient flour mixture. I cannot stress this enough, YOU DO NOT MAKE THE PUDDING. It's that simple, and nothing to be spooked about.
Mastering the Art of Cookie Preparation
To truly unleash the dark magic of Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies, it's essential to master the art of cookie preparation. This section will guide you through creating these wickedly delicious cookies that are not only visually stunning but also irresistibly scrumptious.
First and foremost, every great cookie starts with the ingredients. Choose your favorite unsweetened cocoa powder, use unsalted butter softened, eggs at room temperature, and dry chocolate fudge instant pudding mix. Don't forget to embrace the eerie hues of Halloween with Halloween Ghoul's Mix Milk Chocolate Candies. Remember, it's the little details that make a big impact.
Next, let's talk about achieving the perfect texture. A divine cookie should be soft and chewy on the inside while boasting a slightly crisp exterior. To ensure this delightful combination, be sure to cream your butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. This step may seem simple, but it lays the foundation for a batch of cookies that will truly cast a spell on anyone who takes a bite.
Now, let's talk dough refrigeration. All the best cookie recipes call for the cookie dough to be refrigerated, and these ghoulish cookies are no different. I know you are dying to bite into pure chocolatey bliss, as well as witness the delight on the faces of those who indulge in these spooktacular treats, but this step ensures that your cookies don't overly spread; it's a necessary evil.
Lastly, remember that presentation is key. As you scoop your cookie dough into perfect rounds, using a cookie scoop works best, press a few Halloween M&M's Candies on top. This not only adds a playful touch but also guarantees a burst of chocolate with every bite.
As your Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies bake in the oven, the aroma of chocolate will fill the air, creating an irresistible allure. The dark, rich flavors of the ingredients will meld together, creating a bewitching symphony that will captivate your taste buds and transport you to a world of indulgence.
Halloween Chocolate M&M Cookies
- 2 and ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 large eggs, at room temperature
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 (3.9-ounce) box chocolate fudge instant pudding mix ¹
- 1 and ½ cups Halloween Ghoul's Mix Milk Chocolate Candies, divided
- In a medium-size bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda. Set aside.
- In a large bowl using an electric mixer, beat together butter and sugars on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract; mix until combined.
- Gently fold in 1 cup of Halloween Ghoul's Mix Milk Chocolate Candies.
- Place balls of dough on a tray or baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Do not bake cookies without chilling as they are prone to spreading.
- Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
- Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges have set. Do not overbake, which is easy to do with chocolate cookies.