Cake Mix Christmas Cookies

The holidays are here and I am loving it!!!
Sometimes you just need a quick treat to take to a party or to give to neighbors . . . these cookies literally come together in a matter of minutes and are delicious! This is also a recipe that I love to make with my kids because they can do most of the work and it’s a fun way to spend time together.

Cake Mix Christmas Cookies - SixSistersStuff

Serves: 24

Cake Mix Christmas Cookies

15 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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  • 1 (15.25 oz) chocolate cake mix (you could also use Devil's Food)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mini M and M's candies (can also use chocolate chips)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together dry cake mix (don't prepare it as called for on the back of the box), vegetable oil, and eggs. The dough will be very thick.
  3. Fold in the M and M candies.
  4. Roll the dough into 1" balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 9-11 minutes and remove from oven. Let cookies cool for 2-3 minutes on the cookie sheet, then move them to a wire rack to finish cooling.







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