Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies – a quick and easy, classic cookie that is fun to make festive for Easter!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

Warm, fresh from the oven chocolate chip cookies are so nostalgic of growing up as a kid. And who doesn’t love Cadbury chocolate mini eggs?!

Combine the the two and you have a simply delicious cookie that the whole family loves! Especially the teenagers, good thing this recipe makes a huge batch of cookies, they’re sure to disappear quickly.

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I’m a huge fan of creating treats for every occasion, especially delicious ones like these. These mini egg chocolate chip cookies are perfect for taking to your next Easter event or party!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

This chocolate chip cookie recipe is super versatile and easy to make with only a few ingredients from the grocery store. Start with unsalted butter, granulated sugar, all purpose flour and a splash of vanilla extract.

Be sure to check out some of our other Easter recipes like these; Easter Cookie Bars, Easter Chick Cupcakes or Mini Egg Chocolate Bark. They would be fun to add to Easter baskets this year!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

This Easter Mini Egg Cookie Recipe is so much fun for kids of all ages to make and take to holiday parties or events. My kids enjoy the baking part, second only to the eating part of course.

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookie ingredients

How to make these mini egg cookies:

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Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3.4 oz vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Cadbury mini eggs, chopped
Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookie Process

Directions:

1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
3. Using a stand or electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar on high speed until light brown, at least 2 minutes.

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookie Process

4. Once combined, add the pudding mix, vanilla and eggs and beat on high for 3-4 minutes.
5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and turn the mixer on low to start, after about 1 minute then turn the mixer up to high and mix until combined. 

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process
Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookie Process

6. Add crushed mini eggs and stir with a rubber spatula until mixed thoroughly.
7. Use a cookie scoop to make even balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet.

Tip: add more chopped mini eggs to the top of the cookie dough balls before cooking. This helps to add a fun pop of color to each cookie.

8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly golden and just set on the top.

9. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for five minutes then transfer to a baking rack to cool completely.

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookie Process

For chewier, softer cookies simply adjust the baking time and take the cookies out of the oven one minute sooner. This recipe easily makes 3 dozen chocolate chip cookies.

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

How to store these cookies:

Store these sweet treats in a large freezer bag or airtight container at room temperature for a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

For fun mini egg cookie recipe variations try adding these ingredients: dark chocolate chips , brown sugar, milk chocolate eggs, chocolate chunks or cocoa powder. Be sure to check out this colorful Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Recipe too!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

Using mini eggs in your baking is such a fun way to create a wide variety of easter treats. Like this Easter parfait, Mini Egg dessert dip or even an Easter milkshake!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

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Some of my kitchen essentials:

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

They are the easiest cookies to make with mini eggs, our favorite candy around easter time. I could eat an entire bag of mini Cadbury eggs in one sitting, pretty sure that I am not alone in that!

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies

Yield: 3 dozen

Chocolate Chip Mini Egg Cookies - a quick and easy, classic cookie that is fun to make festive for Easter!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3.4 oz vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Cadbury mini eggs, chopped

Instructions

1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.

3. Using a stand or electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar on high speed until light brown, at least 2 minutes.

4. Once combined, add the pudding mix, vanilla and eggs and beat on high for 3-4 minutes.

5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and turn the mixer on low to start, after about 1 minute then turn the mixer up to high and mix until combined. 

6. Add crushed mini eggs and stir with a rubber spatula until mixed thoroughly.

7. Use a cookie scoop to make even balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet.

8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly golden and just set on the top.

9. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for five minutes then transfer to a baking rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 142Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 125mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 2g

All values are approximate and based on ingredients used by the recipe writer. Always calculate your own individual nutritional values for the most accurate calculation.

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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