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The BEST Monster Cookie Recipe

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Ready to be the coolest mom on the block? These are the best monster cookie recipe you’ll try. Plus it’s super easy to whip of as a snack for kids too.Best Monster Cookies Recipe - this cookie recipes is AMAZING! It tastes better than fancy store bought ones. Great recipes for kids snacks or for kids to help you make.

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BEST Monster Cookie Recipe

These moist cookies are caulked fully of yummy, filling ingredients! Ready for the most amazing monster cookies ever . . . .

cream together butter and sugar

Cream together 3/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and 1 stick of butter.

Next add in 1/2 cup cream peanut butter.

add an egg

Add one egg and 1 teas vanilla extract.  When creamy, add the following ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teas baking soda
  • 1/4 teas salt
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats

add in monster mix from target to save time

Now blend in whatever you have on hand to make 1 1/2 cups of peanuts, m&m’s, chocolate chips, peanut chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, etc.

We liked to use the Monster Trail Mix from Target to save a step!

monster cookie

Your batter will be thick and caulked fully of yummy candy!

put tab of dough on parchment lined cookie sheet and press flat with bottom of cup

Drop by rounded tablespoon on a parchment lined cookie sheet (I use this cookie scoop). Flatten tops with the bottom of the glass as these cookies wont’ spread much.

put on rack to cool

Bake in 350 F preheated oven for 12-14 minutes. Allow to sit on cookie sheet another 3 minutes and then cool on cooling rack.  These are oh, so GOOD!

BEST Monster Cookie Recipe
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BEST Monster Cookie Recipe

Ready to be the coolest mom on the block? These are the best monster cookie recipe you’ll try. Plus it’s super easy to whip of as a snack for kids too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: after school, chocolate chips, cookies, dessert, m&m, nuts, recipes, snack
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Beth Gorden


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspooon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups Monster Trail mix (mixture of penauts, m&m, chocolate chips, raisins, etc.)


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Cream together sugar and butter. Add in egg, peanut butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add in flour, soda, salt and oats until well blended. Finally add in 1 1/2 cup of monster trail mix.
  • Drop on rounded tablespoon on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes, let set on cookie sheet 3 minutes and cool on cooling rack.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of where she shares Kindergarten spedicif worksheets,& educational ideas.

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