Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

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I love baking! I love baking sweet treats as much as I love eating them. I was really excited to receive a copy of Duncan Hines Complete Cake Mix Magic from to review. So far I’ve tried 2 recipes from this cookbook and they were both delicious. I’ll share both of these recipes with you here! This book is packed full of tempting recipes – over 300 of them!

Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve always been the type to bake a lot to share with family and friends. Now that I’m a mom, I don’t have as much time to spend in the kitchen as I used to. I’m so glad to have received a copy of the Duncan Hines Complete Cake Mix Magic cookbook because it is packed full of delicious recipes that are quick and easy to make.

Who knew you could create so many delicious items with a cake mix?! All of the recipes are easy to follow and call for ingredients that you likely already have in the pantry at home. No one will know that you used a cake box mix instead of spending all afternoon in the kitchen. The recipes taste like you’ve baked them from scratch!

Complete Cake Mix Magic – Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies:

Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies

4.7 from 6 reviews
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
These soft cookies make a delicious snack or dessert. They freeze really well so be sure to pack your freezer with these during the holiday season! They also burn quickly so keep an eye on the timer.
  • 1 package (18.25 oz/515 g) white cake mix
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chunks or chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a large mixer bowl, combine cake mix, melted butter, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Beat on low speed for 1 minute or just until smooth.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets. Give them space to spread while baking.
  7. Bake for 10 - 15 minutes or until light and golden. I start checking the cookies after about 8 minutes because they burn quickly.
  8. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, then remove to wire racks and cool completely.


Looking for more cookies made with a cake mix? Here are a few of our other favorites…

Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookies – yes, a hidden mini chocolate bar inside each cookie!

Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Cookies – one of my favorite flavor combos!

Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Chocolate Candy Bar Cookies – loaded with your favorite candy bars!

Chocolate Candy Bar Cookies

Complete Cake Mix Magic – Chocolate Raspberry Oat Bars:

The second recipe I tried was Chocolate Raspberry Oat Bars. These would make a great treat for breakfast! I was starting to drool just smelling them baking in the oven and I wasn’t the only one! I actually baked these on Halloween night while my husband answered the door for trick or treaters. There were quite a few compliments of “Wow! Something smells delicious in there!”.

Chocolate Raspberry Crumble Bars

4.7 from 6 reviews
Chocolate Raspberry Oat Bars
Recipe type: Breakfast
The jam and oats in this recipe means it can pass as a delicious breakfast food. Chocolate for breakfast? You bet!
  • 1 package (18.25 oz/515 g) white cake mix
  • 2½ quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1⅓ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Confectioner's (icing) sugar (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9 inch cake pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, oats and melted butter, mixing until well blended.
  4. Press half of crumbles firmly into prepared pan.
  5. Spread jam evenly over unbaked crust.
  6. Sprinkle chocolate chips over jam.
  7. Sprinkle evenly over the chips.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden.
  9. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  10. Cut into bars.

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*Disclosure: Although I was given a copy of this cookbook to review, all opinions expressed here are 100% my own.

14 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies”

    • Hi Connie! When I originally shared this recipe, I had used pecans unaware that my son had a severe allergy to them. I’ve since updated the recipe to go along with the new picture that doesn’t have pecans, I just forgot to change the title. I’ll update that now – thanks!

  1. I Made The Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies And They Are The Best Chocolate Chip CookieS I Have Ever Had! I Have Made Many Varities Too. I Did Watch Carefully To Make Sure They Didn’t Burn. Cooked 10 Mins. Then Added 2 Mins. GREAT! Am Going To Make A Bunch For The Holidays And Freeze Them. Great Job!


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