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Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Quick and Easy Ways to Make Scrumptious Cookies Using Cake Mix

Have you ever thought of making cookies with the ready-made cake mix? It is easy and simple to prepare, especially when you are in a hurry.
Amruta Deshpande
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017
Cookies can be eaten at any time of the day. They are relished by both, young and old. Baking them from scratch can be a tedious process at times. It can get messier for the beginners. With ready-made cake mix, you can make the recipes quickly and easily. Moreover, you can experiment with different flavors and make your own special recipes. Kids would love to lend a hand as not much measuring is required. Some delicious recipes are mentioned below.
  • Cake Mix, (whichever flavor you like) 1 package
  • Eggs, 2
  • Butter or Vegetable Oil, ½ cup
  • Powdered Sugar
  1. Mix together the cake mix, butter, and eggs. Stir well, till it becomes smooth.
  2. Make small balls and roll them in powdered sugar.
  3. Place the balls on a baking pan.
  4. Bake for about 8 - 10 minutes in a preheated oven.
  5. Cool the cookies for 5 minutes before removing from the sheet. Then allow them to cool down completely by placing on a wire rack.
This is the simplest of all the recipes.
With Vanilla
  • Devil's Food Cake Mix, 1 package
  • Egg, 1
  • Butter, (softened) ¼ cup
  • Cream Cheese, (softened)
  • Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp.
  1. Mix together butter, cream cheese, egg, and vanilla extract, and blend the mixture well.
  2. Add the cake mix and blend till the mixture gets a smooth texture.
  3. Make small balls and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 350° F.
  5. Cool it thoroughly before serving.
With Chocolate
  • Chocolate Cake Mix, 1 package
  • Eggs, 2
  • Butter, (softened) ½ cup
  • Chocolate Chips, 1 cup
  • Oatmeal, ½ cup
  • Raisins or Nuts, ½ cup
  1. In a large bowl, combine all the above ingredients and blend well till it gets a smooth consistency.
  2. Place small balls on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes. Before serving, cool them completely on a wire rack.
With Butter Pecan
  • Butter Pecan Cake Mix, 1 package
  • Eggs, 2
  • Butter, (softened) ½ cup
  • Pecan Pieces, ½ cup
  1. Mix the butter and eggs together.
  2. Add cake mix and the pecan pieces, and stir well.
  3. Now make small balls and place them on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes in a preheated oven at 350° F.
Making them with a cake mix is a quick and easy option. But there are a few things to be kept in mind while baking.
  • Mix the dough well, but avoid 'over mixing' it.
  • Drop them on cool and ungreased baking sheets only.
  • One can use parchment paper or silicone liners to line the baking sheets.
  • Do not overbake them. Bake it exactly for the time mentioned in the recipes.
  • If you intend to store them for long, make sure you cool them properly, or else they will become soggy.
You can also mix and match and make a unique recipe of your own. Keep the cake mix ready beforehand, so that you can use it easily, whenever required.
So what are you waiting for? Prepare your ovens and bake some delectable cookies. Serve them with cold milk or a hot cup of tea or coffee.
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