Prep 0 mins
Cook 8 mins
Fast and easy when you don't have enough time to prepare cookies from scratch. If you mix them by hand, they will be flatter and more like a cookie. If you use a mixer, they will be puffier and more like cake. The cake-like version is good with a simple confectioner sugar & milk (or juice if you used an orange or lemon cake mix) glaze.
- 1 (18 ounce) box cake mix, unprepared (any flavor)
- 1⁄2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- Mix all ingredients well to remove lumps.
- Stir in raisins and/or nuts and/or chocolate chips if you so desire.
- Drop by teaspoonfuls on an ungreased baking sheet about 2-inches apart.
- Bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes.
I am upgrading to five stars. Just made again - this time with lemon mix. This is a spectacular recipe because it is the easiest ever and the possibilities are endless. I baked them 2 minutes longer than recommended and kept them smaller sothey got a little more crispy around the edges. Going to frost them up with plain vanillla frosting. Will add lemon peel next time. Have also tried chocolate with mini chips - wonderful. Previous review --Made with spice cake mix, walnuts and toffee bits. This one is as easy as it gets. Was worried that they might be a bit too cakey, but they firmed up nicely and did have a little crispness on the outside after cooling. Will try again with some of the other combinations suggested by other reviewers. Thanks for a super easy, very versatile recipe that will become a go-to. :] Another one - used white mix, about 1 tsp almond extract, then added coconut and dark chocolate chips. Sort of like a macaroon, or an Almond Joy. Mmmmm.
Wow! So easy & delish! I used store-brand white cake mix and a couple of tsps of almond extract. Formed mixture into balls, dipped in sugar and topped with a small cluster of slivered almonds. Taste & texture just right: delightful!
These are SOO simple and versatile. My favorite combo so far is orange cake mix with white chips (Creamsicle!) but I also thought that the funfetti cake mix worked well as did the butter pecan.