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Simple 3-ingredient cake mix cookie recipe. #TexasHomesteader

3-Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies

Need cookies in a flash?  Check out these delicious cake-mix cookies.  Only 3 ingredients.  Medium cookie scoop makes about 22 cookies.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake mix, chocolate, cookies, dessert, snack
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 22 cookies
Author Texas Homesteader


  • 1 15.25 oz box Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 1 Large Egg (or 2 small eggs)
  • 1 Stick Softened Butter - I prefer not to use margarine
  • optional Add a Handful of Chocolate Chips If Desired


  1. Dump all ingredients into a bowl.  Mix together with clean hands until fully incorporated.

  2. Use medium scoop to scoop cookies onto cookie sheet.  Add 3-4 chocolate chips to the top of each cookie dough ball if desired.

  3. Press cookie dough balls gently to flatten slightly.

  4. Bake 350 degrees 10-12 minutes

  5. cool for about 3 minutes on cookie sheet.  Then move to cooling rack to cool completely.

  6. Note:  You can use a smaller scoop to make more cookies, bake them 8 - 10 minutes.