Rainbow chip cookies

This basic vanilla cookie dough is jazzed up with the addition of M&Ms to make rainbow chip cookies for a treat that will brighten up even the dullest of days. Add a rainbow to your day!



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • M&Ms


Cream sugar and butter. Beat in vanilla and egg.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking soda and salt.

Add this to the creamed mixture, along with the milk and mix until combined.

Stir in the M&M’s (save a few for the topping).

Spoon mixture in teaspoons onto a greased baking tray and dot a few M&Ms on top.

Bake at 180 C for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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  1. ZoeA 22/11/2021 at 8:39 pm

    Does the milk go into this recipe?

    • Julie - Kidspot 23/11/2021 at 12:17 pm

      Sorry for the omission. The milk goes in before the M&Ms and we have updated our recipe to show this. Happy baking!

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