Cake Mix Spice Cookies

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This easy cake mix spice cookie recipe requires just 4 ingredients and comes together in no time!

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These spice cookies are the best!

Soft and chewy spice cookies are one of our favorite desserts for the holidays and Christmas. This easy recipe uses a box of spice cake for homemade cookies in a flash!

I love using cake mix as a shortcut for making baked goodies in a fraction of the time. It’s such a time saver and cake mix is great for making soft and perfectly sweet baked desserts, muffins, breads, you name it!

It couldn’t be any easier to make these chewy spiced cookies. All you need is just 4 simple ingredients that you may already have in your pantry!

spice cookies stacked
spice cookies stacked

Ingredients to make spice cake cookies

  • spice cake mix
  • eggs
  • oil: we use olive oil, but vegetable oil or any other neutral oil will work
  • coarse granulated sugar: for rolling the cookie dough
ingredients to make cake mix spice cookies

How to make cake mix spice cookies

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the spice cake mix, eggs, and olive oil until combined.

The batter should be thick, and a little sticky.

spice cookie batter in a mixing bowl

Step 2: Roll the cookie batter into balls and roll each ball in the granulated sugar, then place on a baking sheet.

Step 3: Bake the spice cookies at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned on the bottom.

Step 4: Allow the cookies to sit on the cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes before removing onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

cookies cooling on a wire rack

These cookies have the best soft melt in your mouth spice taste and the sugar adds a little crunchy texture on top. So delicious you won’t be able to stop at just one!

spice cookies on a platter
cake mix spice cookies

These spice cookies are the best easy treat for fall and winter. Grab a box of spice cake mix the next time you’re at the store and whip up a batch of these delicious cake mix cookies!

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4.67 from 3 votes

Cake Mix Spice Cookies

By: Joy Shull
These easy cake mix spice cookies require just 4 ingredients and come together in no time!
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Servings: 20

Ingredients 

  • 15 oz box spice cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • Coarse granulated sugar, for rolling (around ⅓ cup)

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix together the spice cake mix, eggs, and olive oil until combined
  • Roll the cookie batter into balls and roll each ball in the granulated sugar, then place on a baking sheet
  • Bake the spice cookies at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned on the bottom
  • Allow the spice cookies to sit on the baking sheet for 1-2 minutes before removing onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 6g, Trans Fat: 0.002g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 146mg, Potassium: 79mg, Fiber: 0.4g, Sugar: 13g, Vitamin A: 24IU, Vitamin C: 0.04mg, Calcium: 23mg, Iron: 1mg
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