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M&M’s® Crispy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

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M&M Crispy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

Hey y’all!   I got some exciting news to share with you (well exciting if you are a candy fiend like me lol) M&M’s® Crispy are back!!  I remember when they came around the first time and they were just fabulous!  All that poppable classic M&M’s® chocolaty taste but with a light, crunchy interior that made them the perfect candy.  Then they went away…. I remember my husband was soo disappointed when he could no longer find his favorite candy for our weekend movie binges (pre kids obviously lol).

NOW THEY ARE BACK, YAY!  I heard whispers that they were coming back but was shocked when I was doing my weekly shopping at Walmart and spotted these babies in the checkout lane.

M&M Crispy #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

You can also get a larger bag in the candy aisle

 M&M's In Store #collectivebias #CrispyisBack

Of course I snatched up as many as I could without looking like a mad woman lol!

On the way home while munching on a bag, (did you know the individual snack size bags only have 180 calories?!?) my food blogger brain was coming up with all sorts of amazing recipes these crispy little candies would be perfect in.  By the time I got home I had already settled on M&M’s® Crispy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies.

These are little cookies I have been making my whole life.  It is a recipe from an old church cookbook and when I was younger I would make these all the time.  I could not wait to combine these two blasts from my past together into one awesome cookie!

The recipe is super simple, just 4 ingredients and the M&M’s® Crispy.

In a large bowl have your 6 cups of cornflakes ready.

Cornflakes #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

On the stove in a non-stick pot mix your 1 cup sugar and 1 cup corn syrup and cook on low until the sugar is all melted.  Then add in the peanut butter and let everything get combined.

Peanut Butter Mixture #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

Working quickly gently mix the peanut butter mixture into the flakes making sure the cereal is all coated.

Peanut Butter over Cereal #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

Spoon out heaping tablespoons of the cereal mixture onto a sheet of wax paper and top with a few M&M’s® Crispy.

Place onto wax paper #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias Top with M&M Crispy #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

Then comes the hardest part of this recipe, waiting for them to cool!!  This takes about 30 minutes to an hour, then they are ready to be packaged in an airtight container for some yummy snacking!

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies with M&M's Crispy #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

Everyone loves these little no bake cookies and they are so easy to make which makes them a family favorite.  Adding in the M&M’s® Crispy just takes these to a whole new level of yum!

M&M's® Crispy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

M&M's® Crispy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 6 cups corn flakes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter


  1. Place corn flakes in a large bowl.
  2. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a non-stick pot over medium/low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Add peanut butter, stirring to combine. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour peanut butter mixture over corn flakes, and toss gently to combine, being careful not the crush the corn flakes.
  4. Quickly drop heaping tablespoonfuls onto wax paper.
  5. Immediately top with M&M's Crispy. Allow cookies to stand at room temperature at least 30 minutes or until set.
  6. Store in an airtight container.

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies #CrispyIsBack #CollectiveBias

So next time you are shopping at Walmart make sure to pick up plenty of M&M’s® Crispy, some for snacking and some for these yummy cookies!

See more great M&M’s® Crispy recipe and party ideas on the M&M’s® Crispy social hub.

Do you remember the deliciousness of M&M’s® Crispy?  What yummy recipes would you use them in?

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  1. I’ve made no bake cookies like this but never added in the corn syrup or the M&M’s® Crispy! I bet these will be super tasty! #client5 stars

  2. How lovely! I’ve always made Honey Joys very similarly to these, but never thought to add chocolate! And could I substitute golden syrup for the corn syrup do you think? We don’t get corn syrup in Australia.

    Thanks for contributing this post to The Sunday Brunch Magazine too.

    All the best,

    Eliza & Bel x

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