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This post was updated on April 2nd, 2020.
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This monster cookie recipe is a favorite at our house. We have learned to substitute the chocolate chips and the m&ms for Whole Foods versions with fewer chemicals, food dyes, and yucky stuff.

I adapted this recipe from the original that I used many years ago by using natural versions of the chocolate chips and M&Ms from Whole Foods without all the yucky stuff. I also swapped out the sugary peanut butter with an only-peanut version with no added sugar. I also adjusted the recipe so that I could use an entire jar of peanut butter so it was less cleanup than making a mess with an extra spatula and measuring cup. And, removed some of the sugar and Karo corn syrup.  Oh, and I also made them smaller when I make the minis and we love those because really, these are too big!

WARNING: Do not try to double in a 5 quart Kitchenaid.



  • 1/2 c butter softened 
  • 1 c sugar 
  • 1 c brown sugar  (packed) 
  • 3 eggs 
  • 2 c PB (one 16 oz jar of creamy all-natural) 
  • 1/4 t pure vanilla extract 
  • 4 1/2 c reg. oatmeal uncooked 
  • 2 t baking soda 
  • 1/4 t salt 
  • 1 c M&Ms (natural from health food store) 
  • 1 (6 0z) package semi-sweet choco chips (natural from health food store)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Cream the butter with mixer. 
  • Gradually add sugar, beating well until fluffy. 
  • Add eggs, PB, vanilla & corn syrup. Beat well. 
  • On lowest mixer setting, add oatmeal, baking soda, salt. Stir well. 
  • Add M&Ms and chocolate chips. 
  • Mix by hand before putting on pans. 
  • Drop dough 1/4 c at a time on lightly greased cookie sheets. 
    • Drop dough by 1/8 c at a time to make MINI MONSTER COOKIES.
  • Bake 350 deg for 12 min. Centers will be slightly soft but will “harden”

What’s your favorite not-so-healthy recipe that you make occasionally? Post a link below if it’s online!

If you try this recipe, PLEASE let me know what you think!!!! 





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