Kathy's Cake Mix Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Queen of Harts

My mom always makes her cookies this way. This recipe uses brown sugar, which many other cake mix cookie recipes do not. Experiment with cake mix flavors and add-ins. Vanilla with chocolate chip, chocolate with peanut butter chips, banana with butterscotch chips...!

Top Review by mojo mom

excellent cookies, followed recipe, added and mixed in crushed andie's mints to half the batter and sprinkled sugar on the top of the cookies from the other half of the batter, baked for 11 minutes on parchment paper. they were perfect, crisp on the outside, moist in the middle. thanks for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package cake mix, any variety you want
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • chocolate chips or nuts or candy sprinkles, etc


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Spoon balls, about 1 T, onto cookie sheets.
  3. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes (sometimes more).
  4. Cool completely on cooling rack.

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