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October 16, 2011 6 comments
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If you are looking for a good cookie to go to in a pinch look no more. I always have cake mixes on hand. Lots of them in fact. You just never know when you will need one. Using the cake mix as the cookie batter takes all the hard work out of making cookies. You can use any flavor you like (I used yellow, but contemplated between french vanilla and white as well). You can also add in any other mixins that you want. The options are endless :)

Cake Batter Cookies
Serves 24
Is there an easier way to make cookies than with a cake mix? I think not! These are so easy and extremely versatile. Not only that, they are delicious. One bite and you will be hooked!
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173 calories
21 g
16 g
10 g
2 g
2 g
38 g
150 g
16 g
0 g
7 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173
Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 16mg
Sodium 150mg
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 16g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 1 (18.25 oz.) box vanilla cake mix (or flavor of choice)
  2. 1 tsp. baking powder
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  5. 1 c semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, stir together the cake mix and baking powder. Add eggs and oil, then mix until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Adapted from Stephanie Cooks
Adapted from Stephanie Cooks
Tried and Tasty
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6 comments on “Cake Batter Cookies
  1. shauna

    My most favorite combination of cake mix cookies is chocolate cake mix with white chocolate chips…. taste like my favorite cookies from subway!! I’ve never put baking powder in mine though, I’ll have to try that next time!!!

  2. Debbie

    My Mother shared a “cake batter” cookie recipe with me many years ago so my daughters could make cookies them selves. It didn’t call for baking powder either. We always put M&M’s in them though. This is a very simple recipe for young children to make and the end result puts a huge smile on their faces.

    1. Yvonne of

      So awesome – glad you enjoyed them – thanks for stopping by to let me know! Stick around for lots more great recipes!

  3. Karen

    What does the addition of the baking powder do? Are the cookies flatter or fluffier when baking powder is added?

    1. Yvonne of

      You know, I’m not entirely sure! I do know that adding baking soda to baked goods causes them to rise. Baking powder? Great question!

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