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Four different kinds of cake mix cookies lined up on a marble countertop including flavors like chocolate, strawberry and butterscotch

Cake Mix Cookies

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 22
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Made with 3 simple ingredients and your favorite mix-ins, these customizable Cake Mix Cookies will be a smash hit at your next celebration. They’re incredibly easy to throw together with no need to chill the dough before they bake!


  • 15.25-ounce box cake mix
  • 1/2 cup melted butter (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mix-ins of choice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C). Line a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixer bowl, add the cake mix, melted butter and eggs and mix until well combined.
  3. Stir in your choice of mix ins.
  4. Bake balls of about 2 tablespoons each and place onto prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake for 9-11 minutes, or until the cookies are set. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes, then removed to a cooling rack to finish cooling.


  • To Store: Store cooled cookies in an airtight container and enjoy within 3-4 days.
  • To Freeze: Freeze cooled cookies on a lined baking sheet for about half an hour. Once stiffened, transfer to an airtight container or storage bag and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw out on the counter before enjoying.


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 103
  • Sugar: 6.7 g
  • Sodium: 20.2 mg
  • Fat: 7.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 28 mg