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3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies – Easy and Delicious!

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

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 –

cake mix cookies with 3 ingredients

How to Make Cake Mix Cookies

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

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

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Your cookie dough should be firm, but sticky.

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

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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.

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How to Make Cookies from Cake Mix

There are so many ways to dress these cake mix cookies up, so be sure to read to the end of this post for our favorite flavors and variations!

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

3 Ingredient 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
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 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.

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Here are a few cake mix cookie variations that we love –

cake mix cookies recipe

Strawberry Cake Cookies

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

Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate Cake Cookies

cookies from cake mix

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

chocolate cake mix cookies

Lemon Cake Cookies

lemon cake mix cookies

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

And that’s it!

Here are a few more cake mix 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!

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

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