Apple Cinnamon Cookies

5 from 9 votes
These easy apple cinnamon cookies are easy to make, they start off with a boxed cake mix so you can whip them up on a moments notice!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Featured image showing the finished ready to eat apple cinnamon cookies.

These easy apple cinnamon cookies are easy to make, they start off with a boxed cake mix so you can whip them up on a moments notice!

If you like easy cookie recipes that even children can help make, you’ll want to try out not jus these apple cinnamon cookies but also some of my other cake mix cookies.

Using cake mixes to make more than cakes is easy and fun. These cookies are just the start…once you see how easy it is to make these cake mix cookies you’ll be hooked.

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pin showing the finished apple cinnamon cookies with cake mix.

Another great benefit to using cake mix is that you don’t have to keep most of the usual baking ingredients on hand. Everything you need for the most part is in the boxed mix!

This recipe for apple cinnamon cookies also has a glaze recipe. It’s a simple sugary glaze to top the cookies. If you want to skip that step it’s totally fine, the cookies will still be delicious.

Why use cake mix to make cookies?

The main reason I like to use cake mix to make cookies is that it’s easier. You don’t have to measure out so many ingredients, the mixing process is pretty much dump and go!

Featured image showing the finished ready to eat apple cinnamon cookies.

Another reason is that I can make the recipes quickly. It’s a simple process so I can serve up or share some homemade cookies without the stress of a complicated recipe.

Finally, the apple cinnamon cookies come out with a great cake-like texture. It’s a perfect way to make soft, moist, delicious cookies that are still easy to whip up.

A top down view of the finished cookies ready to eat.

Kitchen Essentials for Cake Mix Cookies:

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.

A view of the finished recipe ready to be enjoyed.

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!

Ingredients needed for apple cinnamon cookies:

For the cookies themselves we’ll need a vanilla cake mix, eggs, apple pie filling, oil, and cinnamon. For the glaze a bit of milk, cinnamon, and some icing sugar (powdered sugar).

That’s it! There’s not much going on with this simple recipe…which makes it all the more exciting that the final result is so tasty.

A stack of the finished apple cinnamon cookies ready to eat.

How to make apple pie cookies with cake mix:

This recipe is very simple. Like most of my recipes we’re going for easy here, not complicated or time consuming. It would defeat the purpose of starting off with a cake mix if we just complicate the recipe with unnecessary steps, right?!

Preheat oven to 350

Mix ingredients together until combined. Do not over mix

Roll into 1.5 inch balls

A close up of the finished apple cinnamon cookies.

Place onto a parchment lined baking tray

Bake for 7-9 minutes or until there are cracks on the top of cookies

Let cool on baking tray for 10 minutes

Mix glaze and drizzle over cookies

Then you are ready to enjoy these tasty cookies. I usually make a double batch so that there’s plenty to share.

A close up view of the finished cookies ready to serve.

Looking for more delicious cake mix recipes?

If you are looking for more cake mix recipes you could not have landed in a better spot on the web. Here’s a few of our favorite recipes made with boxed cake mixes that I think you’ll love.

There’s something for everyone and each of these recipes is simple and straightforward, no muss, no fuss. Just simple desserts that the whole family will enjoy.

A close up of some of the finished cookies.

Try out Twix cookies, brownie batter dip, key lime cookies, chocolate cherry cookies, vanilla cake with strawberry filling, butter pecan cookies, banana bread with cake mix, 3 ingredient cake mix cookies, cinnamon donutsfunfetti sugar cookie trufflesred velvet cake mix cookieslemon cake mix cookies, and even cream soda cake mix cupcakes!

Printable Apple Cinnamon Cookies Recipe:

Featured image showing the finished ready to eat apple cinnamon cookies.

Apple Cinnamon Cookies

5 from 9 votes
These easy apple cinnamon cookies are easy to make, they start off with a boxed cake mix so you can whip them up on a moments notice!
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 24 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1 box of vanilla cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup of apple pie filling
  • 1/3 cup of oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Glaze
  • 4 tbsp icing sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Mix ingredients together until combined. Do not over mix
  • Roll into 1.5 inch balls
  • Place onto a parchment lined baking tray
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes or until there are cracks on the top of cookies
  • Let cool on baking tray for 10 minutes
  • Mix glaze and drizzle over cookies

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 164mg | Sugar: 13g

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