It only takes 3 or 4 of ingredients to make the soft and delicious Funfetti cake mix cookies. Start with a box of cake mix and you’ll have a sweet treat in just a matter of minutes.
This barely counts as a recipe. It is so easy. And so good. If you like soft cookies that come together in a minute, this recipe is for you.
They got their name a few years ago. It was Zach’s birthday. He was coming over to watch football. I didn’t have time to bake a cake, let it cool and then frost it.
So, I made these instead! Everyone loved them. Ever since Ro has called them Zach’s birthday cookies.
Zach, however, calls them crack cookies. Either way, they are always a hit and great in pinch!
Sometimes I dust them with powdered sugar. Other times I put a quick powdered sugar glaze on them.
They are also great plain. We almost always make them with a cake mix that has sprinkles in it.
The possibilities are really endless. They would be great with a chocolate cake mix (especially if you stir in some chocolate chips!).
Or you could do lemon, or spice cake, or strawberry, or red velvet… mmmm so many options!
Again, there are a million places you could go with these. You could add any variety of extracts, stir in candies or nuts (though not for the boys in my house!)
Really the options are only limited by your imagination.
More favorite cake mix cookie recipes:
- Cookies and Creamy Gooey Butter Cookies
- Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies
- Ooey Gooey Chocolate Butter Cookies
For another fun and colorful cookie, check out my Fruity Pebbles cookies. They have the fruity cereal baked right in.
Have you ever made cake mix cookies? What are your favorite kinds?
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- 15 ounce boxed cake mix with sprinkles inside
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup oil
- 3 Tablespoons sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- In a bowl, mix together oil and eggs. Stir in cake mix and additional sprinkles if desired.
- Plop a Tablespoon of dough (a small cookies scoop) onto cookie sheet. Top with a few extra sprinkles if desired.
- Bake for about 8-10 minutes. You don’t want them to brown, just set.
- Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes then move to a wire rack to cool completely.
*To do custom colors that match your party theme, buy a plain cake mix and stir in about 1/2 cup of appropriately colored sprinkles.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 81Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g
All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.