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Cake Mix Air Fryer Cookies

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If you haven't tried cake mix air fryer cookies you have to give these a go! They're simple, easy, and there's not need to turn on the oven!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
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If you haven’t tried cake mix air fryer cookies you have to give these a go! They’re simple, easy, and there’s not need to turn on the oven!

Making cookies in the air fryer is easier than ever thanks to a boxed cake mix. We’re starting with simple ingredients and the final result will blow your mind.

Cake mix cookies are my favorite because they stay really soft and cakey. The texture is perfect and these lend themselves so nicely to cooking in the air fryer. If you need a fun Halloween recipe don’t miss out on these Halloween monster cookies!

Now that we have access to such cool appliances life in the kitchen just gets easier and easier. This is especially nice if you don’t want to heat up the whole house by running the oven!

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What are cake mix cookies?

Cake mix cookies are literally exactly what they sound like, they’re cookies that we make with boxed cake mixes! You can make so many different flavors, versions, and creations with cake mixes.

Starting with a cake mix is a great way to cut down on prep time, it’s also a really nice way to cut down on costs. You don’t have to go out and get a lot of complicated ingredients that you might not use before they go bad.

Another reason to love cake mix recipes is that we’ll be adding just a few simple ingredients. You don’t have to worry about prepping the cake mix as the box instructs, I’ll show you exactly what to add to those dry ingredients!

Finished cake mix air fryer cookies stacked up and ready to serve.

Kitchen Essentials For Baking:

If you are trying to pick out some of the best supplies to stock your kitchen for cake mix recipes and baking in general, these are some of our favorites and must have items.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are a must when doing cake mix recipes which can settle and become thin at lot easier than traditional cookie dough.

Of course mixing bowls, a mixer, spatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

A top down look at some of the finished cake mix air fryer cookies ready to eat.

What do I need to make these air fryer cake mix cookies?

To make cake mix air fryer cookies you will need a few things…an air fryer obviously…along with the following simple items you can grab on your next grocery order. You will also need some parchment paper!

Make sure to get a yellow cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, and sprinkles. You can use the sprinkles that you like, I’m using small ones like these.

Ingredients needed to make cake mix air fryer cookies.

How to make cake mix air fryer cookies:

This is a really easy recipe to make in the air fryer. You’ll be using the same method you’d use to bake these so don’t let the air fryer throw you too much. It’s supposed to make life easier after all!

A close up look at the finished cake mix air fryer cookies.

Depending on your air fryer you may need to adjust the cook time. Just keep an eye on the first batch to see how they do!

Pre-heat air fryer to 350 degrees.

Bowl with ingredients being added.

In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, eggs & vegetable oil.

Adding more ingredients to the bowl.

Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper.

The mixture of the cake mix cookies ready to be made into balls.

Roll dough into tablespoon sized balls.

Roll around in the sprinkles while slightly flattening the dough balls.

Cookies being rolled in sprinkles.

Place on parchment paper lined baskets and air fry for 5-8 minutes or until completely cooked.

Transfer to a cooling rack.

Featured image showing a stack of the finished air fryer cake mix cookies.

Serve & enjoy.

Pro tips for getting the perfect air fryer cookies:

Use the parchment paper to remove the cookies from the basket so they don’t crack and break. You can let them cool right on the rack with the parchment paper underneath and then remove them when they are ready!

Another good idea is to have the parchment ready in the right size. Just figure out the size you need for your particular air fryer and cut the pieces ahead of time.

Don’t be surprised when these get devoured. You might want to make a double batch 😉

Top down look at the finished recipe.
Finished cake mix air fryer cookies stacked up and ready to serve.

Printable Cake Mix Air Fryer Cookies Recipe:

Featured image showing a stack of the finished air fryer cake mix cookies.

Cake Mix Air Fryer Cookies

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If you haven't tried cake mix air fryer cookies you have to give these a go! They're simple, easy, and there's not need to turn on the oven!
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Servings: 12 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 oz Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  • 1. Pre-heat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  • 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, eggs & vegetable oil.
  • 3. Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper.
  • 4. Roll dough into tablespoon sized balls.
  • 5. Roll around in the sprinkles while slightly flattening the dough balls.
  • 6. Place on parchment paper lined baskets and air fry for 5-8 minutes or until completely cooked.
  • 7. Transfer to a cooling rack.
  • 8. Serve & enjoy.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 270mg | Sugar: 16g

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