Yield: 36 cookies

Candy Corn Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes

Candy Corn Cookies taste like a Pay Day candy bar in cookie form! Take a break from the pumpkin and enjoy this easy fall cookie recipe with the sweet and salty goodness of real peanuts and peanut butter M&Ms.


  • 1 ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 cups M&M's PEANUT BUTTER Candy
  • 3 cups Brach candy corn


  1. In mixer, combine butter and sugars. Beat for about 2 minutes, until creamy. Add in egg and vanilla. Beat in flour, baking soda and salt. Fold in the peanuts and M&M's. Drop by large tablespoons onto a cookie sheet.
  2. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 9-11 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press in the candy corn (point first so it goes in easily). Allow to cool and enjoy!


  • Swap out the cookie dough for a peanut butter cookie dough instead for a more peanut-y flavor!
  • Press the candy corn into the cookies point first. Not only will they go in easier this way, you'll also be able to fit more candy corns in to each cookie.
  • Not a fan of candy corn? Make these without the candy corn pieces for delicious peanut butter M&M cookies.
  • Make sure to use peanut butter M&Ms here NOT peanut M&Ms! If you can't find peanut butter M&Ms, Reese's Pieces will work decently as a substitute (you just won't get any chocolate flavor).
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 340Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 177mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 1gSugar: 38gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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