The Best Cake Mix Cookies To Sink Your Teeth Into

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September 22, 2022
Andi Gleeson

Don’t miss this list of the best┬ácake mix cookie recipes including chocolate caramel, white chocolate lemon, pumpkin chocolate, and so much more!

Don't miss this list of amazing cake mix cookie recipes including chocolate caramel, white chocolate lemon, pumpkin chocolate, and so much more!

Are you an always-from-scratch person or more of a recipe-shortcut person? I think I fall somewhere in the middle. I do like making recipes from scratch and avoiding weird ingredients, artificial colors, preservatives, etc. At the same time, I’m weary. Sometimes I just want to take the easy route! Cake mixes are definitely one of the shortcuts I’m not ashamed to take (especially now that there are so many all-natural and gluten-free options)! I love cake mixes for, well, cakes, but it’s also nice to use them as an easy base for cookies. You can’t beat mixing a few ingredients together and coming up with satisfying cookies, one of my very favorite desserts!

All this is to say that today I’m bringing you ten amazing, gorgeous, delectable recipes. These are the best cake mix cookies I could round up to share with you, and I feel sure that you’ll want to try at least half a dozen if not all of them! Let’s get to the cookies!

Banana Spice Cookies with Cinnamon Glaze by The Weary Chef

Banana Spice Cookies with Cinnamon Glazeby: The Weary ChefClick here for the recipe!

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies by Tastes of Lizzy T

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookiesby: Tastes of Lizzy TClick here for the recipe!

White Chocolate Strawberry Cookies by The Cookie Rookie

White Chocolate Strawberry Cookiesby: The Cookie RookieClick here for the recipe!

Spice Cool Whip Cookies by I Wash You Dry

Spice Cool Whip Cookiesby: I Wash You DryClick here for the recipe!

Low Fat 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies by Yummy Healthy Easy

Low Fat 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Cookiesby: Yummy Healthy EasyClick here for the recipe!

Cinnamon Caramel Cookies by Inside BruCrew Life

Cinnamon Caramel Cookiesby: Inside BruCrew LifeClick here for the recipe!

Chocolate Caramel Gooey Cookies by Back for Seconds

Chocolate Caramel Gooey Cookiesby: Back for SecondsClick here for the recipe!

Soft Batch Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies by Lemon Tree Dwelling

Soft Batch Pumpkin Chocolate Cookiesby: Lemon Tree DwellingClick here for the recipe!

Gooey Peanut Butter Cookies by Tidy Mom

Gooey Peanut Butter Cookiesby: Tidy MomClick here for the recipe!

White Chocolate Lemon Cookies by Simply Gloria

White Chocolate Lemon Cookiesby: Simply GloriaClick here for the recipe!

Hungry for more? You can download a free ebook of 17 easy cake mix recipes from RecipeLion.com!

Andi Gleeson, food blogger

Andi Gleeson

Andi Gleeson is a passionate blogger and mom based in San Francisco who focuses on easy and delicious dinner recipes.

18 comments

Sandra
9 years ago

I can only find milkyway unwrapped bites, not the simply caramel, will these work on the cinnamon caramel cookie?

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Hi, Sandra. I would think those would bake up just the same!

Mariah @ Mariah's Pleasing Plates
9 years ago

I am all about easy! I love recipe shortcuts! These cookies all look amazing!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you, Mariah :)

Trish - Mom On Timeout
9 years ago

Such a fun round-up! We love cake mix cookies!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you so much, Trish!

Beth
9 years ago

Whoever discovered that a cake mix can be turned into cookies is a GENIUS, right?!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

YES, that person is definitely a genius of the kitchen :)

Tonia from TheGunnySack
9 years ago

They all look delicious but the caramel ones are really speaking to me right now!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you, Tonia. Caramel always speaks to me :)

Maria
9 years ago

Some of my favorite cookies are cake mix cookies. This looks like a great collection. Pinned!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you so much, Maria!

Maryanne @ the little epicurean
9 years ago

Great collection of cookies! I’ll have to keep this handy for holiday baking :)

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you, Maryanne! Cake mix cookies would be good when we’re all making dozens and dozens of cookies to give away!

Erin @ Texanerin Baking
9 years ago

Cake mix goodies are so bizarrely delicious! Like, addictively so. My grandpa used to make them in his later years. I think he loved how easy they were. :) And I do, too! So many great options here.

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Maybe they taste better because they are so easy ;) That is a sweet memory about your grandpa. Thank you, Erin!

Joanne
9 years ago

Hi Andi! I love these cookie recipes and want to try your banana spice cookies. That cinnamon glaze is like the icing on the cake!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you so much, Joanne. I’m a sucker for glazed cookies too!

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