Funfetti Sugar Cookies

5 from 16 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Cooling Time: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

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A Funfetti Sugar Cookie is what the name implies, fun!! The cookies are super cute and super easy so you can make them any night of the week that you want a sweet treat.

glazed Funfetti Cookies topped with rainbow sprinkle

This Funfetti Sugar Cookie recipe is one of those recipes that come together so quick because you use a box cake mix. So, most of the ingredients that you need are already mixed.


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What We Love About This Funfetti Cookies with Cake Mix Recipe

These funfetti cake cookies are crispy and delicious. They are a sweet treat that everyone will love as they are colorful and versatile, a good cookie recipe.

  • 15 Minute Dessert: This great recipe for cookies takes 15 minutes from start to finish.
  • Simple Ingredients: All found in pantry or in the refrigerator. It takes only 7 ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Kids love to eat them, and they they have so much fun helping make them.
  • Adaptable: Can use so many different fillings or add ins to make these chewy sugar cookies your own.
ingredients needed to make funfetti cookies with cake mix

Ingredient Notes for Funfetti Cookie Recipe

  • Cake Mix: One box of vanilla cake mix
  • Eggs: 2 large eggs
  • Butter: unsalted butter, melted; it gives a nice shortbread quality
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Rainbow Sprinkles: Jimmie sprinkles or colorful sprinkles, whichever you have on hand
  • Powdered Sugar: For the glaze
  • Milk
glazed Funfetti Cookies topped with rainbow sprinkle

Equipment Needed for Perfect Sugar Cookies

How to Make Easy Funfetti Cookies

These are the basic steps for making homemade funfetti cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutritional information.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

the left image is of the ingredients needed to make funfetti cookies from cake mix, and the right image is of the baked cookies on parchment paper

STEP 2: MIX

Then, add cake mix, eggs and melted butter to a large bowl, mix well. Add the mini chocolate chips and sprinkles and fold in. Scoop funfetti cookie dough onto baking sheet and bake cookies for 14 to 16 minutes until golden brown with crispy edges. Next, cool on a wire rack.

a collage of 4 images showing the steps needed to decorate the funfetti cake mix cookies

STEP 3: GLAZE

Then, in a small bowl, mix the powdered sugar and milk. Drizzle the glaze on the cookies and top with more sprinkles.

Prep and Storage Tips for this Tasty Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Mix the dough and keep in the refrigerator until ready to bake, or freeze the cookie dough in dough balls on a baking tray. Then, store the individual cookie balls in an airtight container or freezer bag.

HOW TO STORE THIS SPRINKLE COOKIES RECIPE

Store the cookies at room temperature for two to three days or in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS DELICIOUS COOKIES RECIPE

Truly it is easy to freeze these cookies without the glaze, in a freezer plastic bag. Thaw and then glaze the cookies when you’re ready to eat them.

Frequently Asked Questions about Funfetti Cookie Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Really it is pretty easy. Try using a sugar free or fat free cake mix, or use a sugar free chocolate chip for a chewy texture.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT ADDITIONS TO THESE COOKIES?

Of course, you can use dark chocolate, white chocolate, peanut butter or even toffee chips for these funfetti cookies.

CAN THIS SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can adapt this recipe for the number of cookies that you need. Great for a baby shower, bake sale or other events.

glazed Funfetti Cookies topped with rainbow sprinkle

Expert Tips for Making This Funfetti Sugar Cookie Recipe

  • Add Nuts: Add walnuts or pecans to the cookies.
  • Different Sprinkles: Use seasonal colored sprinkles for your cookies from funfetti cake mix.
  • Variation tip: Try mini-M&M candies in place of the chocolate chips.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add a funfetti cake mix.
  • Extract: Replace the pure vanilla extract with almond extract or lemon extract, etc.

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Funfetti Sugar Cookies

5 from 16 votes
A Funfetti Sugar Cookie is what the name implies, fun!! The cookies are super cute and super easy so you can make them any night of the week that you want a sweet treat.
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Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cooling Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 vanilla cake mix 1 box
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Add cake mix, eggs, and melted butter to a bowl.
  • Mix well with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula. Add in mini chocolate chips and sprinkles, fold mix until incorporated.
  • Scoop onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for 14-16 mins.
  • Allow to cool 15-20 mins.
  • In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 2 tbsp milk. Drizzle the thick glaze over the cookies and top with more sprinkles.

Expert Tips

  • Add Nuts: Add walnuts or pecans to the cookies.
  • Different Sprinkles: Use seasonal colored sprinkles for your cookies from funfetti cake mix.
  • Variation tip: Try mini-M&M candies in place of the chocolate chips.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add a funfetti cake mix.
  • Extract: Replace the pure vanilla extract with almond extract or lemon extract, etc.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 146IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg

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