Love BOTH cake AND cookies? We’re sharing cake batter cookie recipes that are to drool for!
The verdict is still out on which are our favorites. But, the peanut butter cup cookies and butterscotch cake mix cookies look like top contenders and the Andes mint dark chocolate cake mix cookies look promising too!
(Grab this Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar recipe to make soon, too!)
Which variety of cake batter cookies look yummy to you?
See Also: These cake mix hacks will make your recipe taste amazing!
1. Grasshopper Mint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
From Six Sisters Stuff
If mint plus chocolate is an equation for heaven, you’re in luck! These grasshopper mint chocolate cake mix cookies incorporate mint and chocolate and start from a devil’s food cake mix.
Eggs and oil are added to the cake mix and dropped by spoonful on a cookie sheet for baking.
Once baked and cooled, fluffy peppermint icing (refer to the recipe in this tutorial) is added to the tops, followed by a rich chocolate ganache made from melted chocolate chips and butter.
2. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Peanut butter and chocolate lovers, this peanut butter cup cookies recipe is for you. The base of these cookies is a devil’s food cake mix. Easy, right?
Then, prepare for peanut butter perfection as you top the cookies with a simple peanut butter buttercream frosting.
To that, you’ll drizzle each cookie top with a peanut butter chocolate ganache and sprinkle each with chopped mini peanut butter cups. Are you drooling yet?
3. Funfetti Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches
From Taste of Lizzy T’s
No slaving away all day in the kitchen required in order to make up a batch of these Funfetti cake mix cookie sandwiches.
In fact, you can simply make these using a boxed cake mix and adding buttercream frosting sandwiched between two cookies!
Add these to your birthday parties and holiday celebrations. They may just beat out those cupcakes and cake on the dessert table.
4. Lemon Cakebox Cookies with Honey Lemon Glaze
From Mama Loves Food
If you love the pucker power of a great lemon cookie, grab the 7 ingredients needed for this recipe.
You’ll start with a lemon cake mix, and make cookie dough by adding 2 eggs and a half cup of mild olive oil.
Check out the 4 additional ingredients needed to create a delicious honey lemon glaze (butter, honey, pure lemon extract, confectioners’ sugar) that you will drizzle on the top.
A palate pleasing experience for lemon-lovers is all but guaranteed!
5. Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies
From Six Sisters’ Stuff
These are hailed as the easiest cookies the Six Sisters Stuff authors have ever made! So, if you need a great recipe for your files that is quick, easy, and tried and true, this is it.
Best of all? It features a yellow box cake mix as its base and only requires 4 additional ingredients!
Get ready to celebrate anything you can think of with these delicious cake batter chocolate chip cookies.
6. No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies
From The Big Man’s World
With this easy recipe, you really can eat cake for breakfast—no bake vanilla cake batter breakfast cookies, that is.
This recipe boasts that you’ll need one bowl and only ten minutes to create this healthy breakfast cookie goodness.
And guess what? The cookies are single serving and free of gluten, dairy and sugar! Plus, you can even make a vegan version!
Who said you can’t have cake or cookies for breakfast?
7. Rolo Cookies with Sea Salt
Described as a delicious chocolate cookie stuffed with caramel and sprinkled on top with sea salt, these Rolo cookies sound like a culinary dream come true.
A little bit sweet and a little bit salty, paired with a chewiness that leaves you wanting more, this recipe just might become a family favorite!
A devil’s food cake mix, eggs, oil and Rolos are all you need to round up for this recipe.
8. Cake Batter Snickerdoodles
From Lil’ Luna
You don’t need a reason to make a batch of these cake batter snickerdoodles. These cookies are delicious any time of year!
But, if you want a great treat or gift idea, this recipe is a good one and so easy. You can print off a free gift tag to put together a cookies-in-a-jar gift too.
9. Strawberry Cool Whip Cookies
From Skinny Mom
Prepare to fall in love with this recipe for strawberry cool whip cookies. With only 5 minutes and 4 ingredients needed to prep these pretty pink cookies, what’s not to love?
They are a great choice for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, princess parties, or just about any celebration. Add this to your cake batter cookie recipe collection.
10. White Chocolate Strawberry Cake Batter Cookies
From Princess Pinky Girl
If you haven’t tried a cake batter cookies recipe, we hope you will try this one. The results are heavenly, and the prep is simple.
Plus, with only 5 ingredients, this is a budget-friendly dessert too. We can’t wait to hear what you think about this white chocolate strawberry cake batter cookie recipe.
11. Cake Batter S’more Cookies
From And Away We Go
Looking for a dessert recipe that is easy and tasty for summer? This cake batter s’more cookies recipe fits the bill.
It’s easy and quick to make, and results in an ooey, gooey, chewy delight reminiscent of campfire s’mores.
Serve it up for a cookout or on a camping trip for an extra special treat.
12. Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sometimes you just need an easy, quick and fool proof cookie recipe. We are pretty sure you’ll love this one for strawberry chocolate chip cookies.
Loaded with chocolate chips, this cookie made from a box of strawberry cake mix, only requires 6 ingredients total.
Who knew a cookie that started from a box could taste so great?
13. Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies
From Buns in My Oven
Are you an all red velvet, all the time kind of person? If so, this red velvet gooey butter cookie recipe may be right up your alley.
The recipe starts with a cake mix, so it doesn’t get much easier than that!
Cream cheese, butter, vanilla, white chocolate chips, and an egg later, and you’ll be serving up some mighty delicious cookies. Save us one (or two).
14. Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cake Batter Cookies
From Sarah’s Bake Studio
These lemon white chocolate chip cake batter cookies are palate pleasing. White chocolate and lemon form the perfect union.
Plus, the uncomplicated nature of the recipe will increase your gratitude if the fresh lemon juice and zest didn’t have you filled with joy already.
What’s not to love about a cake batter cookie recipe, especially when it includes lemon?
15. Birthday Cake Batter Cookies
From Dinner, Then Dessert
Have your cake batter cookie, and eat it too? You definitely should!
We dare you to find anything you don’t love about these chewy, crispy, delicious birthday cake batter cookies that taste like your favorite birthday cake, complete with everyone’s favorite sprinkles.
16. Chocolate Mint Cake Batter Cookies
From Betty Crocker
Treat party guests to these chocolate mint cake batter cookies, and they’ll be raving about them for a long time. Keep the recipe handy because the requests for it will be coming soon after first bite! You’ll love how the dark chocolate cake mix helps keep the cookies moist!
17. Strawberry Lemonade Cake Batter Cookies
When strawberry cake batter combines with lemon cake batter to form one cookie dough ball, the result is a perfect blend.
These strawberry lemonade cake batter cookies utilize two boxed cake mixes—one strawberry and one lemonade—plus a handful of other basic ingredients.
Add these to a lemonade stand sale or to any spring or summer picnic or party.
18. Fudge Marble Cake Batter Cookies
Moist and easy to make—those are 2 of the top 3 for reasons given for loving cake mix cookies, right after delicious!
These “Patti Cakes” are made from a fudge marble cake mix, chocolate chips, oil, eggs and water.
You probably have all of those ingredients in your pantry right now! Bake up a batch and see if you’re on the cake mix cookie bandwagon.
19. M&Ms Cake Batter Cookies
From Little Spice Jar
Start summoning your self-control now. Soft-baked, delectable cake batter cookies with speckles of chocolate chips, M&Ms, and sprinkles are coming for you.
These M&Ms cake batter cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day, dessert tables or gifting. Go get baking!
20. Double Chocolate Cookies
Try something different and save some hassle by whipping up a batch of cookies using a cake mix. Add some chocolate sprinkles and frosting for a yummy treat!
21. Red Velvet and White Cake Mix Cookies
We’ve found a simple, elegant cookie recipe, perfect for the holidays. Check that off your worry list. This red velvet and white cake mix cookie recipe yields 3-4 dozen cookies, making it great for serving a crowd or for packaging as gifts. Add it to your cookie exchange menu too!
22. Devil’s Food Cake Mix Cookies
From Num’s the Word
Soft and fluffy, these devil’s food cake mix cookies stay fresh for days, but only if they last that long! Better yet? You only need 4 ingredients, one of which is a box of devil’s food cake. If you like soft cookies, need a simple and quick recipe, or just want a sure winner when it comes to dessert, try this recipe!
23. Butterscotch Cake Mix Cookies
From The Frugal Girls
Fan of butterscotch? Chances are good that you’ll love these butterscotch cake mix cookies too! Cake mix cookies are so easy to make. Using a yellow cake mix, vegetable oil and 2 eggs as the cookie base, just stir in butterscotch chips to the dough, chill and bake! You can thank us later for sharing this delicious recipe.
24. German Chocolate Cake Cookies
Imagine the delicious combination of rich German chocolate cake paired with a homemade coconut pecan frosting, but in cookie form.
These German chocolate cake cookies taste just as great as their cake counterpart, but are so easy to make.
Chocolate cookie topped with coconut pecan frosting and drizzled with melted chocolate equals an instant dessert hit.
25. Pistachio Cake Mix Cookies
From Eat Cake for Dinner
Green cookies—sometimes you need them for Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, or even Easter.
Once you make a batch of these pistachio cake mix cookies, you won’t need any other reason to bake your next batch other than to satisfy your craving for them.
The recipe incorporates a white cake mix, pistachio pudding mix, and white chocolate chips, plus a few other basic ingredients.
What are you waiting for? Make us green with envy.
26. Milky Way Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
From The Frugal Girls
A gourmet quality cookie with only 4 ingredients? Yes! This Milky Way chocolate cake mix cookie recipe only requires a milk chocolate cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, and a bag of Milky Way bites.
Whip up a batch of these cookies for a party, cookie exchange, or just because.
27. Andes Mint Dark Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
From The Frugal Girls
Andes Mint lovers unite. This 4 ingredient recipe for Andes Mint dark chocolate cake mix cookies is about to rock your world. (The mix also makes a great gift.)
Chopped Andes Mints are added to a super moist dark chocolate cake mix, along with the recommended amounts of eggs and oil to create the dough for these cookies.
Dough is chilled for an hour prior to baking for 7-9 minutes. You’ll need will power not to eat them all yourself.
28. Lemon Drop Cookies
From Sugar ‘N Spice Gals
Love the freshness of lemon? These lemon drop cookies are not only a refreshing treat, they are also so easy to make.
Add them to your dessert lineup any time of year. Just 5 ingredients are needed including a lemon cake mix with pudding, eggs, oil, lemon juice and confectioners’ sugar.
You may even have all of these ingredients on hand to try this recipe today!
29. Fudge Crinkles
From Genius Kitchen
You might as well plan on making a double batch of these fudge crinkles from the start, or be prepared to watch them disappear rapidly off your party table.
Fudgy, chewy and so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you haven’t tried this recipe sooner.
Grab your favorite devil’s food cake mix from the store, vegetable oil and 2 large eggs. You’ll use these ingredients to form your cookie dough. After rolling the dough into 1” balls, you’ll roll each ball in confectioners’ sugar prior to baking.
More great cookie ideas:
- Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies
- Easy Gingerbread Snowman Sugar Cookies
- Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Doubletree Cookies
- Texas Sheet Cake