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3 Ingredient Easy Cake Mix Cookies

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3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies are soft and chewy and super delicious!  made with the batter from your favorite box of cake mix these cookies are so easy to make and will be ready in just a few minutes.

cake mix cookies

Cake Mix Cookies

Have you ever made cookies from a box of cake mix? Not only do they taste amazing, they are super simple to make and only require 3 ingredients! Making them is essentially a no-fuss, fantastic treat. Take a look at our video below and see for yourself just how easy it is to make these cookies from a box of cake mix –

boxes of cake mix, a cup of vegetable oil and eight eggs, these are the simple ingredients to make cake mix cookies with 3 ingredients

How to Make Cake Mix Cookies

First, grab your three ingredients – cake mix (any flavor), eggs and oil.

mixing the ingredients in a bowl to make cake batter is the first step on how to make cake mix cookies

Dump all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and stir with a spatula until combined.

strawberry cake batter from a box of cake mix in a bowl with a blue spatula

Your cookie dough should be firm, but sticky.

strawberry cake mix cookies recipe was used to create the batter for this tray of uncooked strawberry cake mix cookies

Place cookie dough on a cookie sheet, then bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes.

cooked pink strawberry cake mix cookies on a baking sheet without any frosting

Pull them out of the oven when they are tall and gooey, but starting to brown on the edges. Leave them on the baking sheet while they cool to continue baking a bit.

a tray full of easy cake mix cookies on a baking sheet. There are vanilla, strawberry and chocolate cookies on the baking sheet. Some of the cookies have white or blue frosting.

Tools I Used To Make Cake Mix Cookies

How to Make Cookies from Cake Mix

There are so many ways to dress up these easy cookies made from cake mix.  Be sure to read to the end of this post for our favorite cake box cookie flavors and variations!

For now, here is the cake mix cookie recipe card –

3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies

easy cake mix cookies
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3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies

3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies are soft and chewy and super delicious!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 18.25 oz box of cake mix any flavor
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • frosting, sprinkles, powdered sugar optional

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375.

  2. Mix cookie ingredients together.

  3. Roll cookies into golf-ball sized balls and place them onto cookie sheet.

  4. Cook for 7-9 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Cool completely, then add frosting and sprinkles, or dust with powdered sugar. For chocolate cake mix cookies, roll your balls of dough through a pile of powdered sugar before baking.

A white plate full cake mix cookies with light blue frosting and sprinkles on top

More Cake Box Cookie Flavors To Try

a baking sheet full of finished cookies made using this cake mix cookies recipe. There are strawberry, vanilla and chocolate cookies. Some have white and blue frosting with sprinkles.

Strawberry Cake Cookies

Bake according to above directions, then sprinkle with powder sugar, or frost and add sprinkles!

On Strawberry Cake Mix Cookie on a white plate with white frosting and colored sprinkles

Chocolate Cake Cookies

a baking sheet of chocolate cookies from cake mix covered with powdered sugar

Before baking, roll the balls of chocolate dough into some powdered sugar. Then, bake according to above directions.

baked chocolate cake mix cookies with powdered sugar on a cookie sheet

Lemon Cake Cookies

a stack of lemon cake mix cookies with a glass of milk and a plate of more cookies in the background

Bake according to above directions, then sprinkle with powdered sugar once they cool completely.

And that’s it!

Here are a few more cake box cookies we love –

Cake Mix Cookies

Lemon Cake Cookies using Cool Whip || Devil’s Food Cake Mix Cookies || Strawberry Lemonade Cake Mix Cookies

Let me know if you try these- and tell me what your favorite flavors are!

the best cake mix cookies

(This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in December 2009.)

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