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Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

5 from 4 votes
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies are perfection. They come out really soft, moist, and delicious every time.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
a stack of Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies on a wire rack on a blue cloth

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Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies are perfection. They come out really soft, moist, and delicious every time. Using a cake mix to make cookies is one of the easiest kitchen shortcuts!

a stack of Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies on a wire rack on a blue cloth

These chocolate chip cake mix cookies are fun, can be customized with any type of sprinkles you like, and they are perfect for sharing. If you need some cookies for a party, gathering, or event, these are the perfect go to option.


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What We Love About This Cake Mix Cookie Recipe

This is the perfect recipe to make delicious chewy cookies with a box of cake mix. Homemade chocolate chip cookies do not have to be hard or time consuming. This is one of the easiest ways to make chewy chocolate chip cookies.

  • 20 Minute Dessert: Make this cake batter chocolate chip cookies so quickly.
  • Simple Ingredients: All found in pantry or refrigerator.
  • Family Friendly: This great recipe is a family favorite and the kids can help too.
Ingredients needed to make Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

Ingredient Notes for Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

  • White Cake Mix: Vanilla Cake Mix is great too
  • Chocolate Chips: semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles: Patriotic ones are great for a party, but any sprinkles work
a hand holding a cookie with a bite taken out of it with the rest of the Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies in the background on a wire rack on a blue and white checkered cloth

Equipment Needed for Easy Treats

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Wire Rack/Cooling Rack
  • Cookie Scoop
  • Electric Mixer
  • Cookie Sheet/Baking Sheet

How to Make Cake Mix Cookies Chocolate

These are the basic steps for making white cake mix cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil, until your dough forms.

a collage of 3 images showing the ingredients and the first 2 steps to make chocolate chip cake mix cookies

STEP 2: SCOOP

Next, fold in chocolate chips and sprinkles and then use a cookie scoop to scoop your dough onto your parchment paper 2 inches apart.

a collage of 3 images showing the dough, cookies ready to be baked and the finished product, chocolate chip cake mix cookies

STEP 3: BAKE

Finally, bake for 9-10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes then transfer to a wire rack.

Prep and Storage Tips for Cookies from Box Cake Mix

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

A great idea is to mix the dough ahead of time and then cover with plastic wrap and keep in the fridge until you are ready to bake. The cookie batter can stay in the refrigerator for two to four days.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store cookies in an airtight container or jar to stay fresh. These cookies can sit out at room temperature.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS DELICIOUS COOKIE RECIPE

Freeze baked cookies, or cookie dough scooped into cookie dough balls, and freeze individually.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS COOKIE CAKE RECIPE

Really the best way is to wrap the cookies in a damp paper towel and microwave for about 10 seconds. Or place on a cookie sheet and reheat in the oven.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS EASY COOKIE RECIPE TASTE LIKE A BAKERY MADE THEM?

Truly the easiest way is to add a little vanilla extract and an extra egg. Add extra chocolate chips on top for style and appeal.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT CHIPS?

Sure, use dark chocolate chips or white chocolate chips or even a combination of all three. Try peanut butter chips for these homemade cookies.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make as many cookies as you need for your party or event.

WHAT BOX CAKE MIX IS BEST?

Honestly, whatever you like from your grocery store. Duncan Hines, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker all have different things going for them, depending on your taste preference, find out the rankings here.

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Expert Tips for Making This Delicious Cookie Recipe

  • Add Sprinkles: There are so many fun and fantastic sprinkles you can add to really make these cookies unique.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use different flavors of cake mix, such as white cake mix or chocolate cake mix.
  • Nuts: Walnuts or pecans add a great little crunch to this cake mix cookie recipe.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cookies can be baked in the air fryer on some parchment paper.

What to Serve with Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

  • Chocolate Milk
  • Coffee
  • Vanilla Ice Cream

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a stack of Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies on a wire rack on a blue cloth

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

5 from 4 votes
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies are perfection. They come out really soft, moist, and delicious every time.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 12 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 18.5 ounce box of white cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons Patriotic star sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil, until your dough forms.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and sprinkles.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop your dough onto your parchment paper 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • Add Sprinkles: There are so many fun and fantastic sprinkles you can add to really make these cookies unique.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use different flavors of cake mix, such as white cake mix or chocolate cake mix.
  • Nuts: Walnuts or pecans add a great little crunch to this cake mix cookie recipe.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cookies can be baked in the air fryer on some parchment paper.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 32mg | Sugar: 6g

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a stack of Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies on a wire rack on a blue cloth

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

5 from 4 votes
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies are perfection. They come out really soft, moist, and delicious every time.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 12 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 18.5 ounce box of white cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons Patriotic star sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil, until your dough forms.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and sprinkles.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop your dough onto your parchment paper 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • Add Sprinkles: There are so many fun and fantastic sprinkles you can add to really make these cookies unique.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use different flavors of cake mix, such as white cake mix or chocolate cake mix.
  • Nuts: Walnuts or pecans add a great little crunch to this cake mix cookie recipe.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cookies can be baked in the air fryer on some parchment paper.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 32mg | Sugar: 6g

The nutritional information provided are estimates. To learn more about how I calculate this information go to https://cakemixrecipes.com/privacy-policy-2/

PIN THIS RECIPE FOR LATER!Follow Us: @cakemixrecipesblog or tag #CakeMixRecipes
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Shelby

Thursday 27th of January 2022

My kids though these were so much fun and they tasted amazing!

Glenda

Thursday 27th of January 2022

Yum! These were so good and very easy to make. We loved them!

Allyssa

Thursday 27th of January 2022

Thank you so much for sharing this amazing chocolate chip cake batter cookies recipe! Will surely have this again! It's really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!