Holiday Cake Mix Cookies: 3 Ways

Break the rules — and a few eggs — by using cake mix to make yummy, festive cookies.


  • 1 box dark chocolate or chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1 cup peppermint candies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs


  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  2. Scoop heaping tablespoons of cookie dough and form into balls. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350°F for 7-9 minutes. Enjoy!