Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 23 minutes
Total: 33 minutes

These Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies are perfect for your upcoming 4th of July party. Red White and Blue cookies are so easy to make! Fun to eat and so cute.

Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies

These 4th of July cookies are so easy to make, as they start with brownie boxed mix and use M&M’s for the patriotic colors. Your family and friends will love brownie mix cookies recipe as they are full of rich, decadent chocolate flavor, these seriously are the best brownie mix cookies. For more 4th of July dessert ideas check out this link!


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  • 30 Minute Dessert: These patriotic brownies mix cookies only take 33 minutes to make, start to finish.
  • Easy Ingredients: This recipe starts will a box of brownie mix and a few other things you most likely have in your pantry.
  • Adaptable: You can switch up the M&M colors you use to make these cookies suitable for any occasion.
Two platters of cookies.
  • Brownie Mix: You will need a box of any brownie mix of your choice.
  • Eggs: For this recipe you will need 2 large eggs.
  • Butter: You will also need some melted butter for this recipe. Vegetable oil will work as well.
  • Flour: For this recipe, you will want to use all purpose flour.
  • M&M: It is important to get patriotic colored m&m’s for these brownies mix cookies.
  • Chocolate Chips: Semisweet chocolates are a must for this recipe.
Patriotic cookies fudge brownie mix, butter eggs and m&M's.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Red White and Blue Cookies

These are the basic steps for making Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Making the mix for the cookies.

STEP 1: MAKE THE DOUGH

Start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. To make the the cookies with brownie mix, in a large bowl combine the brownie mix along with the flour. Then add in eggs, water, and melted butter. Once combined, then fold in chocolate chips and the m&m’s. Feel free to add extra chocolate chips to this cookie recipe if you’d like.

STEP 2: ROLL DOUGH INTO COOKIES

To a lined baking sheet, scoop cookie dough into tablespoon sized scoops, you can use a table spoon or a cookie scoop. Place onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for about 10-13 minutes the top appears to dry and cracked.

STEP 3: TOP BROWNIE MIX COOKIES WITH M&M’S

Once you remove the cookies from the oven, immediately press in m&m’s into top of the cookies, allow cookies to stay on pan for 3 more minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Allow to cool completely, then serve and enjoy!

Scooping the cookies on a baking sheet.

Prep and Storage Tips for Brownie Cookies Mix

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

These patriotic cookies are perfect to make 1-3 days, just store them in an airtight container or plastic bag.

HOW TO STORE THIS BROWNIE COOKIES FROM MIX RECIPE

Store in an airtight container or zip locked plastic bag on the counter for up to 5 days. If you live somewhere hot, you can also store these cookies in the refrigerator.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS COOKIES FROM BROWNIE RECIPE

To freeze these red white and blue cookies, store in a freezer safe bag for up to 3 months. Allow to thaw for a few hours before eating.

Frequently Asked Questions about Patriotic Cookies

HOW TO MAKE BROWNIE COOKIES?

These brownies cookies from a mix are so easy to make. With some extra ingredients, you from from brownie mix to cookies.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE EXTRA M&M’S IN PLACE OF CHOCOLATE CHIPS?

If you want, you can hold chocolate chips and double up on m&m’s in these fudgy brownie cookies.

CAN THIS BROWNIE BATTER RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

WHAT CAN BE MADE FROM BROWNIE MIX?

You can transform a simple box brownie mix into so many desserts, such as these cookies from brownie mix.

Close up on the cookies.

Expert Tips for Making This 4th of July Cookies Recipe

  • This Brownie Box Mix Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe will be a hit at your 4th of July BBQ this summer, it can easily be doubled by proportionally increasing the ingredients.
  • Storing Cookies: To keep these brownie cookies from mix fresh for days to come, just simply add a slice of bread to the airtight container or bag that you store them. Adding a slice of bread will help prevent the cookies from getting stale as it will help to maintain the moisture.
  • Switch the M&M Colors: These 4th of July cookies can easily be adapted to fit any holiday by switching up the color of the M&M’s, for Halloween use purple and orange or Christmas use red, white, and green colored M&Ms.
  • Chocolate Chips: For more flavor variations, you could use white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, or peanut butter chips for normal chocolate chips.
  • Sprinkles: Add some to make the brownie cookies from a mix even more fun.

What to Serve with Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies

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Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies
5 from 2 votes

Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies

Yield: 24 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 23 minutes
Total: 33 minutes
These Patriotic Brownies Mix Cookies are perfect for your upcoming 4th of July party. Red White and Blue cookies are so easy to make!
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 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 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.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe will be a hit at your 4th of July BBQ this summer, it can easily be doubled by proportionally increasing the ingredients.
  • Storing Cookies: To keep these brownie cookies from mix fresh for days to come, just simply add a slice of bread to the airtight container or bag that you store them. Adding a slice of bread will help prevent the cookies from getting stale as it will help to maintain the moisture.
  • Switch the M&M Colors: These 4th of July cookies can easily be adapted to fit any holiday by switching up the color of the M&M’s, for halloween use purple and orange or Christmas use red, white, and green colored M&Ms.
  • Chocolate Chips: For more flavor variations, you could use white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, or peanut butter chips for normal chocolate chips.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 4th of July, brownie, brownie mix, brownies, cookies, dessert, red white and blue

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