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Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 179kcal
Love chocolate cake, but not the frosting?! These super easy chocolate cake mix cookies are just what you need to get the best of both worlds. 
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  • 15.25 ounces chocolate cake mix 1 standard box (dry mix only)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a baking sheet with baking spray or line it with parchment paper and set aside.
    ingredients for chocolate cake mix cookies
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the dry cake mix, vegetable oil, egg yolks, and egg.
    15.25 ounces chocolate cake mix, ½ cup vegetable oil, 2 egg yolks, 1 egg
    dry chocolate cake mix and eggs in a white mixing bowl
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
    1 cup chocolate chips
    chocolate cake mix cookie dough with chocolate chips after mixing in a white bowl
  • Scoop golf ball sized balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart.
    8 chocolate cake mix cookies with chocolate chips on a parchment lined baking sheet before baking
  • Bake cookies for 16-18 minutes. Remove from the oven and place onto a cooling rack to cool.
    8 chocolate cookies with chocolate chips on a parchment lined baking sheet after baking


Storage: Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days. 


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg