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Cake-Mix Quick Cookies

Cake-Mix Quick Cookies"Homemade" cookies have never been easier! With a little adult supervision, even the youngest chefs can whip up a batch of yummy hot-out-of-the-oven cookies with this simple recipe. Just think of the possibilities with so many cake mix flavors available!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (18.25-ounce) package any flavor cake mix
2 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil

Optional Add-Ins: Add 1/2 to 1 cup chocolate chips, nuts, raisins, dried cherries or cranberries, lemon or orange zest, etc.

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, stir the cake mix with a whisk (or fork) to break up any lumps; add the eggs and oil and stir until well mixed. If desired, add your choice of optional add-ins.
  3. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet and press each to flatten slightly.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes, turning the cookie sheet around halfway through baking to ensure even browning. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.

Makes 30 cookies.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/30 of recipe without add-ins): 91.6 calories; 45% calories from fat; 4.7g total fat; 11.8mg cholesterol; 102.6mg sodium; 12.8mg potassium; 11.5g carbohydrates; 0.1g fiber; 6.4g sugar; 11.4g net carbs; 0.9g protein.

Recipe and photograph by Hope Cantil; copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.