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Valentine Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

5 from 1 vote
These cake mix sugar cookies are the best way to have a homemade sweet for your family for Valentine's Day. They are a quick and easy dessert and it only takes 3 ingredients. What could be easier?
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
Valentine cake mix sugar cookies on a white plate

These cake mix sugar cookies are the best way to have a homemade sweet for your family for Valentine’s Day. They are a quick and easy dessert and it only takes 3 ingredients. What could be easier?

Valentine cake mix sugar cookies on a white plate

Cake mix sugar cookies are so easy that anyone with a little time can create something special for their Valentine. Chose any flavor and it will work. You will love this quick and easy recipe. Great to make with your kids!


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What We Love About This 3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

It is great if you have hours to create in the kitchen, however, if you only have a little time but want to produce something special for Valentine’s Day than this recipe is definitely for you. What are the origins of this holiday? Find out here.

  • 15 Minutes: Fast and simple. Perfect for a busy life.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only three pantry ingredients and they taste incredible.
  • Family Friendly: Great for kids to help make.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with so many different cake mixes and filings.

Ingredient Notes

  • Cake Mix, any flavor
  • Egg
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Valentine sprinkles,optional

Equipment Needed

  • KitchenAid Classic Mixing Bowls
  • Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker’s Half Sheet
  • Silicone Baking Mat – Set of 2 
  • Cooling Rack

How to Make Chocolate Cookies Cake Mix

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

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat the oven and line your baking sheet.

STEP 2: MIX

Next, in a mixing bowl, combine cake mix with egg and oil and then roll into 2 inch balls and then place on a tray. Flatten with a glass and apply sprinkles if desired.

STEP 3: BAKE

Lastly, bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes or until centers are set.

Prep and Storage Tips for the 3 Ingredient Cookies with Cake Mix

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

You can make the dough in advance and keep it in the fridge until you are ready to bake. You can also roll the balls and freeze them in an airtight container, and just bake the quantity that you desire.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Chocolate cookies cake mix can last at room temperature for up to seven days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The baked cookies can be placed in an airtight bag or container for up to a year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE DIFFERENTLY?

Substitute a gluten free cake mix or sugar free varieties as needed.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE A DIFFERENT OIL?

Of course, any neutral based oil can be used in this recipe.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can make as many as you need by adjusting the recipe accordingly. You can even make several varieties as this recipe is so easy.

IS COOKIE MIX THE SAME AS CAKE MIX?

Truly they are very close, they use many of the same ingredients. The largest difference is in the consistency of the batter.

Valentine cake mix sugar cookies on a white plate

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe 3 Ingredient Cookies Cake Mix

  • Add Chips: Chocolate can really up the flavor of these cookies, try white, dark or milk.
  • Candy: A little candy such as M&M’s or candy pieces chopped up are wonderful.
  • Variation tip: Drizzle a little melted on top of the chocolate cookies cake mix.
  • Alternate ingredient: Chopped nuts, craisins or raisins can also enhance these cookies.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be cooked in the air fryer for about 8 minutes at 300 degrees.

What to Serve with Valentine Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

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Valentine cake mix sugar cookies on a white plate

Valentine Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

5 from 1 vote
These cake mix sugar cookies are the best way to have a homemade sweet for your family for Valentine's Day. They are a quick and easy dessert and it only takes 3 ingredients. What could be easier?
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box cake mix any flavor
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Valentine sprinkles optional

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix with egg and oil.
  • Roll cookie dough into balls about 2 inches across.
  • Flatten each with the bottom of a glass. Add sprinkles as desired.
  • Bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes or until centers are set.

Expert Tips

  • Add Chips: Chocolate can really up the flavor of these cookies, try white, dark or milk.
  • Candy: A little candy such as M&M’s or candy pieces chopped up are wonderful.
  • Variation tip: Drizzle a little melted chocolate on top of the chocolate cookies cake mix.
  • Alternate ingredient: Chopped nuts, craisins or raisins can also enhance these cookies.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be cooked in the air fryer for about 8 minutes at 300 degrees.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg

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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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