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Cake Mix Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (16 Reviews)


Cake Mix Cookies
Instead of flour and sugar, these cookies are made with a cake mix. It's amazing how much people enjoy these cake mix cookies. This is one of my favorite recipes as you can make as many flavor combinations your imagination can fathom.
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Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 - 16 to 18.25 ounce box cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of your choice of addends*


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheet(s). Mix together cake mix, vegetable oil, and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in selected addends. See below. Make little balls with the dough and put on cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire cooling racks.

* Addends -
This can be 2 cups of the following or a combination of a cup of each addition: chocolate chips, coarsely chopped semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, butterscotch chips, raisins, coconut, toasted-coarsely chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts), brickle chips, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, banana chips, macadamia nuts, salted nuts, dark chocolate, chopped leftover Halloween and/or Easter Candy, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and so on.

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User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
good and easy, Member cmfish2

I used a french vanilla mix I had on hand, one cup choc chips, and one cup sliced almonds that I crunched up. I used a medium scoop and only put 6 cookies on the pan to start because some people said they spread a lot. Mine didn't spread too much (I put 12 on the next time), and I'm glad I sprayed the pans. Using the medium sized scoop, I got 30 cookies. They are good for a quick recipe, but I'll use my regular cookie recipes when I'm not in a rush.

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