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These monster cookies are insanely delicious! Big, chunky blue-cookie-monster cookies are filled with white chocolate chips along with Oreos and chocolate chip cookies to create the cutest cookies in town.

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It’s hard to beat the combination of everyone’s favorite cookie with one of America’s favorite characters. Cookie Monster has captivated young Americans for generations and continues to do so.

Your kids will literally go wild for this monster cookie recipe.

They will be even more excited when they can help. This recipe is easy enough to let your little cookie monsters roll up their sleeves and get involved. I’m willing to bet they’ll even volunteer!

These blue monster cookies will impress even the adults in your life. Bring a batch of these decadent treats to the office or your next estate and transport your friends to cookie heaven.

You will never hear the end of the praise!

Here’s what I’ll teach you in this post:

  • Everything you need to make this monster cookie recipe.
  • Step by step instructions on how to make blue monster cookies.
  • Helpful and creative tips for making the best cookies possible.

This cookie recipe is simple, easy and can be ready in 30 minutes. Get ready to create the ultimate cookie mix masterpiece.

the ingredients to make cookie monster cookies

How to Make Cookie Monster Cookies

A full printable version of this recipe with ingredient measurements is available at the bottom of this post.

FIRST STEP: Use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and both sugars in a large bowl until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and 3 drops of food coloring, adding more color as desired. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt, mixing until combined.

bowl that combines wet and dry ingredients

STEP TWO: Now, mix in ⅓ cup each of the white chocolate chips, mini chocolate chip cookies, and mini Oreos. Use a spoon or mixer to slightly crush the cookies while stirring.

bowl of dry ingredients

THREE STEP: Form 6 equal portions of your dough, roll them into balls and place them on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Break up your remaining mini Oreos and chocolate chip cookies. Cover the tops of the cookie dough with the remaining white chocolate chips, Oreos, and chocolate chip cookie pieces.

cookie monster cookies in a pan

STEP FOUR: Refrigerate your dough for at least 30 minutes and preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. The dough needs to be chilled for soft, chewy cookies!

STEP FIVE: Bake for about 15-18 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Let your cookies cool for 5 minutes in the pan before transferring them to a rack to cool completely. Serve and enjoy!

ready to serve blue cookies

Why are my cookie monster cookies falling apart?

The most likely culprit is impatience. Since these treats are so packed with goodness, be sure to let your cookies cool for at least five minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack.

And don’t forget to chill the dough before baking! This hardens the butter and prevents the cookies from spreading too thin in the oven.

Why is it called a monster cookie?

Generally, monster cookies contain a mixture of several different beloved cookies.

They are generally combinations of cookies such as oatmeal, peanut butter and chocolate and are called “monster cookies” in the spirit of Frankenstein’s monster.

These blue cookie monster cookies stand out from other monster cookies as they boast the familiar blue color of Sesame Street’s cookie monster and whole chunks of America’s favorite cookie.

cookie monster cookies with a bite of it

Can these blue monster cookies be made ahead of time?

Absolutely! Make the dough and chill in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months before baking.

Once baked and stored in an airtight container, your cookies will stay fresh for 3-5 days at room temperature or up to a week in the refrigerator.

Can I customize this monster cookie recipe?

Of course you can! If the decadence of this recipe tempts you, but you’re not crazy about one or more of the ingredients, don’t despair.

It is very easy to change this recipe to please the whole family.

  • Try red food coloring for Elmo cookies or yellow for Big Bird. Whatever the color, I like to use gel food coloring.
  • Instead of white chocolate chips, you can choose dark or milk chocolate, M&Ms, Reese’s bars, peanut butter chips, butterscotch chips, or any other candy of your choice.
  • Feel free to substitute your favorite cookie pieces.
  • Make 12 smaller cookies instead of 6 large ones. You have this!
top shot of a cookie monster cookie

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Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking time
15 minutes

Cooldown Time
30 minutes

Total time
1 hour


    1. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together the butter and both sugars until fluffy.

    2. Beat in the egg, vanilla and 3 drops of blue food coloring. Add more food coloring if it’s not your desired shade.

    3. Add the flour, baking powder and salt.

    4. Mix until combined.

    5. Next, stir in ⅓ cup white chocolate chips, ⅓ cup mini Oreos, and ⅓ cup chocolate chips. Use the mixer or a spoon to break up the cookies a bit by stirring them.

    6. Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and shape each part into a ball.

    7. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.

    8. Break up the remaining mini Oreos and mini chocolate chip cookies.

    9. Place the remaining white chocolate chips, mini Oreos, and mini chocolate chips all over the top of the cookie dough.

    10. Put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

    8. Meanwhile, heat the oven to 350 degrees.

    9. Bake the cookies for 15-18 minutes you want the edges to be just golden brown; we want the cookies to stay chewy.

    10. Cool for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

    11. Serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount per service:
Calories: 382Total Fat: 17 gSaturated fat: 9 gTrans fats: 0 gUnsaturated fat: 7 gCholesterol: 38 mgSodium: 216 mgCarbohydrates: 54 gFiber: 1 gSugar: 30 gProtein: 5 g

This nutritional information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products can change the exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.

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