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Easy Upgrade Cake Mix Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake mix, cake mix cookies, cookies
Servings: 25 Cookies
Author: Kim Lange


  • 1 box any flavor cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of milk or non-dairy milk
  • 1 and 1/4 cups chocolate chips of choice
  • see other add-in ideas in article post


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper to keep cookies from spreading
  • In a small bowl whisk eggs, oil and milk together. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix together cake mix and baking powder.
  • Add egg mixture to cake mixture and mix together using mixer until all the dry cake mix lumps disappear.
  • Fold in chocolate chips or any other add-ins you wish to upgrade your cookies.
  • Drop by round tablespoon balls or use a small cookie scoop onto baking sheet and do not flatten.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Be careful to not allow for browning.
  • Allow to cool and then transfer to wire rack.