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Cake Mix Cookies are some of the easiest yet most delicious cookies to make! With only 3 ingredients, anyone can help make this recipe and everyone will love these soft and chewy cookies!
Using cake mix is the fastest shortcut to having cookies baking in the oven. If you haven’t used this trick yet, grab a box and see for yourself! Cake Mix Cookies use only three ingredients and the only thing you have to measure is the oil!
When we say this recipe is versatile, we mean it! Pick up any boxed cake mix and you can make this Cake Mix Cookie recipe. We love Betty Crocker cake mixes, but you can use chocolate cake mix, yellow cake mix, and even something like strawberry cake mix! If you’re craving something home-baked, yet you don’t want to break a sweat, this is the batter you’re looking for!
Cake Mix Cookies Ingredients
- Box cake mix
- Vegetable oil
Even though the basic recipe is only three ingredients, you can add-in anything you want! Maybe try mixing in chocolate or peanut butter chips, sprinkles, M&Ms, or your favorite candy pieces. Get creative! By mixing and matching cake mixes and add-ins, you have countless cookie options! Use about a cup of your add-in ingredient (except for sprinkles – you only need ½ cup of those), but don’t hesitate to cover your cookies in toppings!
chocolate cake mix + chocolate chips
lemon cake mix + white chocolate chips
strawberry cake mix + mini chocolate chips
carrot cake mix + white chocolate chips
chocolate cake mix + chopped candy bars
red velvet cake mix + white chocolate chips
spice cake mix + cinnamon chips
chocolate cake mix + peanut butter chips
How to Make Cake Mix Cookies
FIRST STEP: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
SECOND STEP: Mix all of the ingredients together.
THIRD STEP: Place balls of dough on a cookie sheet.
FOURTH STEP: Cook for 8-10 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies start to get golden brown.
Use large eggs for this recipe.
This recipe calls for Vegetable Oil in this recipe, however, any light-colored oil will work, such as Canola Oil, Corn Oil, or melted Coconut Oil.
If you find your batter is a little thin, you could add an extra cup of all-purpose flour to the mix.
Storing this Recipe
Store cookies in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to a week.
Cookies will keep in the freezer for 4-5 months.
Cake Mix Cookies
- 1 15 ounce box Cake mix
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Mix all of the ingredients together
- Place balls of dough on a cookie sheet
- Cook for 8-10 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies start to get golden brown