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Sweet and Salty M&M Pretzel Cookies Recipe

These cookies are sure to fill every craving.  It’s the perfect cookie when you can’t decide if you want something sweet or something a little salty!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best cookies, candy bar, Chewy M&M Cookies, M&M cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 213kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Baking Sheet


  • 1 cup margarine softened (or butter)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups mini pretzels (broken into small pieces, pretzel sticks work too)
  • cups flaked coconut
  • cups milk chocolate M&M's


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Then stir in pretzel pieces, coconut, and M&M's. Shape 1/4 cupfuls of dough into balls.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly and then transfer to cooling rack to finish cooling.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg