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    May 1, 2017

    16 Genius Ways To Make Legit Cookies With Cake Mix

    These cookies are chewy, soft, and most are less than five ingredients.

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    Did you know that you can make cookies with boxed cake mix?

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    That's right, people. BOXED. CAKE. MIX. With a few simple additions you can transform the mix into chewy, decadent cookies. The general ratio for transforming any boxed cake mix into cookies is simply:

    1 boxed cake mix + 1/2 cup vegetable oil + 2 large eggs

    That's it! There are countless flavors of cake mix on the market meaning there are endless cookie combinations for you to try. Get creative and start experimenting with your favorites or use one of these 16 recipes as inspiration!

    1. Funfetti Sandwich Cookies

    These vibrant sandwich cookies (made with funfetti cake mix) look super impressive, but are a breeze to make. Feel free to use store-bought frosting for an even easier treat. Get the recipe here.

    2. Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

    https://www.justataste.com/red-velvet-chocolate-chip-cake-mix-cookies-recipe/
    https://www.justataste.com/red-velvet-chocolate-chip-cake-mix-cookies-recipe/

    There are only four ingredients in these chocolate-studded beauties (red velvet cake mix being one of them)! Get the recipe here.

    3. Chocolate Cookies

    These brownie-like cookies (made with devil's food cake mix) only take 20 minutes and five ingredients to make. Get the recipe here.

    4. Strawberry Funfetti Cookies

    beyondfrosting.com

    Strawberry cake mix gives these funfetti cookies their bright pink color and unexpected fruity flavor. Get the recipe here.

    5. Birthday Cake Cookies

    http://www.crunchycreamysweet.com/2017/03/18/birthday-cake-mix-cookies-recipe/

    Thanks to yellow cake mix, these festive cookies taste just like birthday cake and only take 16 minutes to make. Get the recipe here.

    6. Vanilla Cookies With Buttercream

    These delicate cookies (conveniently made with French vanilla cake mix) are adorned with a generous swirl of buttercream. But again, feel free to use store-bought frosting for an even quicker baking project. Get the recipe here.

    7. Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

    Two types of cake mix (lemon and strawberry) give these colorful cookies their signature pink lemonade flavor. Get the recipe here.

    8. Cinnamon Caramel Cookies

    These unassuming, seven-ingredient cookies transform white cake mix into the ultimate chewy caramel treat. Get the recipe here.

    9. Banana Cream Pudding Cookies

    These cookies only take five minutes to prep (thanks to the shortcut of yellow cake mix) and are bursting with bright banana flavor. Get the recipe here.

    10. Peanut Butter Cookies

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Betty-Crocker-Super-Moist-Butter-Recipe-Yellow-Cake-Mix-15.25-oz/20511486

    This recipe is a new and insanely easy (seven ingredients, 20 minutes of prep) take on classic peanut butter cookies using butter cake mix as the base. Get the recipe here.

    11. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

    http://southernbite.com/red-velvet-cake-mix-cookies/
    http://southernbite.com/red-velvet-cake-mix-cookies/

    These crinkle cookies only take a box of red velvet cake mix plus three other ingredients to make. Get the recipe here.

    12. Carrot Cake Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting

    http://homecookingmemories.com/carrot-cake-mix-cookies-recipe-with-cream-cheese-frosting/
    http://homecookingmemories.com/carrot-cake-mix-cookies-recipe-with-cream-cheese-frosting/

    Boxed carrot cake mix gives these cookies their signature spiced flavor while homemade cream cheese frosting pushes them over the edge. Get the recipe here.

    13. Glazed Lemon Cookies

    Lemon cake mix and fresh lemon juice give these cookies a bright, citrusy pop of flavor. Get the recipe here.

    14. White Cake Cookies

    This recipe transforms boxed white cake mix into chewy, perfectly crinkled cookies with only three ingredients. Get the recipe here.

    15. Rolo Cookies

    http://lollyjane.com/crazy-cholcolate-caramel-cookies-aka-rolo-cookies/
    http://lollyjane.com/crazy-cholcolate-caramel-cookies-aka-rolo-cookies/

    These cookies are made with only four ingredients: chocolate fudge cake mix, oil, eggs, and Rolo candy. Get the recipe here.

    16. Strawberry White Chocolate Cookies

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    In addition to strawberry cake mix, these cookies are made with cream cheese to give them the ultimate cake-like texture. Get the recipe here.

    Do you have other tried-and-true ways to use boxed cake mix? Let us know in the comments!