Patriotic Brownie Mix Cookies

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Make these triple chocolate brownie mix cookies for your Memorial Day, 4th of July or summer cookout gatherings. Red, white and blue M&Ms are the perfect tribute to America right?

If you love making cake mix cookies, you will love brownie mix cookies!

patriotic brownie cookies stacked on white plate

Make them for any patriotic holiday or even a visit to Washington DC. They would look great next to this American flag snack tray or with some 4th of July cake balls on a party table.

Or celebrate another holiday by simply swapping out the mix-in colors and enjoy.

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Brownie Mix Cookie Ingredients

For these patriotic cookies, we are using colorful M and Ms, but you could use sprinkles instead or white chocolate chips.

patriotic brownie cookie ingredients

Patriotic Brownie Mix Cookies Shopping list:

  • 1 box brownie mix (18.9 oz) 
  • 2 eggs 
  • ¼ cup butter – melted 
  • ¼ cup flour 
  • 1 cup M&M’s 
  • ½ cup chocolate chips 
  • 1 tbsp water

How to Make Brownie Cookies

Preheat oven to 375 line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

In a large mixing bowl combine brownie mix and flour. 

mix together brownie cookie ingredients

Add in eggs, water and melted butter, mix until well blended. The dough will be thick. 

patriotic brownie cookie mixture

Fold in chocolate chips and ¾ cup of the M&M’s until well mixed. 

stir in chocolate chips and mms

Scoop out dough 1 tablespoon at a time, roll into a ball and place on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. 

Bake 10-13 minutes or until the top is cracked and appears dry. 

scoop patriotic brownie cookie balls onto pan

Remove from the oven and immediately press the extra M&M’s into the tops of the cookies. 

add extra m and ms after baking when warm

Allow to cool on the baking sheet for about 3 minutes and then move to a cooling rack to cool completely. 

Enjoy!

How to Store Leftovers

These cookies can be stored in an airtight container. You can keep these on the counter or store them in the refrigerator.

I prefer eating my cookies at room temperature and they don’t last more than a few days in my house so I keep them out.

patriotic brownie cookies on plates

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We love baking cookies for just about any holiday and I hope you love this fudgy version.

Keep reading for more patriotic dessert ideas and for a no-bake option, these firecracker strawberries are the perfect treat!

Patriotic Brownie Mix Cookies

4.67 from 3 votes
Triple fudge brownie mix cookies are done in less than 30 minutes and so festive for any patriotic holiday.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 13 minutes
Total: 23 minutes
Yield: 24 cookies

Ingredients 

  • 1 box brownie mix, 18.9 oz
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup M&M’s
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine brownie mix and flour.
  • Add in eggs, water and melted butter, mix until well blended. The dough will be thick.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and ¾ cup of the M&M’s until well mixed.
  • Scoop out dough 1 tablespoon at a time, roll into a ball and place on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 10-13 minutes or until the top is cracked and appears dry.
  • Remove from the oven and immediately press the extra M&M’s into the tops of the cookies.
  • Allow to cool on the baking sheet for about 3 minutes and then move to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Notes

If using sprinkles, be careful not to stir too much.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cookie, Calories: 176kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 21mg, Sodium: 89mg, Potassium: 7mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 17g, Vitamin A: 98IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 13mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Patriotic
Cuisine: American

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About Andrea Updyke

Andrea Updyke is a married mom of two boys living in Raleigh, NC. She is a published author and blogger of more than 18 years and loves to celebrate the little things that make life awesome.

Whether she's sharing tasty recipes, traveling or hanging with the family, Andrea's goal is to help make your days a little easier and a lot more fun! Email inquiries to andreaupdyke@gmail.com.

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