Easy m&ms jumbles cookie recipe

mms jumble cookie recipe (1994)

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If you’d like to become a more creative baker, you might consider replacing the ordinary chocolate chips you’re using with m&ms mini baking bits. Just use your imagination… or use this recipe, for starters.

This delicious classic jumbles cookie recipe comes from m&ms, who published it in the 1990s.

As the candy company said back then, jumbles are chock-full of chocolate, raisins and nuts — with just enough dough to hold them all together!

Jumbles: Retro-style cookies made with m&ms mini baking bits (1994)

If you’d like to become a more creative baker, you might consider replacing the ordinary chocolate chips you’re using with m&ms mini baking bits. Just use your imagination, or use these easy m&ms jumbles cookies, for starters.

Add a little color to your life — start baking with m&ms minis baking bits.

mms mini baking bits (1994)

Easy mms jumble cookie recipe from the 1990s

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mms jumble cookie recipe from the 90s

Jumble cookies

Yield: 32 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 ounces m&ms MINIS baking bits
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 
  2. In a bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy; add egg.
  3. Combine flour and baking soda; blend into creamed mixture. 
  4. Stir in m&ms mini baking bits, raisins, and nuts. 
  5. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough (1-1/2 inch balls), about 2 inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets. 
  6. Bake 13 to 15 minutes.
  7. Cool 2 to 3 minutes on cookie sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool thoroughly. Store in a tightly-covered container.


12 ounces of mini m&ms equals 1-3/4 cups

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 32 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 194Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 3g

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  1. I have finally been able to find these mini m&m’s again, but they are only available in a 10.10 oz package, and this recipe calls for a 12 oz package, so I have to purchase 2 packages, and then I have leftover m&m’s. Why can’t these be available in a 12 oz size?

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