Cake Batter Cookies

When you go to the grocery store these days everything seems to be cake batter flavored – ice cream, frozen yogurt, marshmallows… The Red Rocks at SouthPark even had a cake batter martini on last night’s drink specials and the Pinkberry right down the street had cake batter froyo. There’s something about that familiar flavor that people are crazy aboout. I’ve made cake batter truffles on this blog before so when my brother got back from Ecuador he was craving something cake batter flavored. These cookies are soft and chewy and have actual cake mix stired into the batter along with rainbow sprinkles. They’ll satisfy that craving and are great with a scoop of ice cream sandwiched in between two cookies or warm straight out of the oven.


  • 1 1/2 sticks (or 3/4 cup) butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (3.4 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup yellow cake mix, dry
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • sprinkles
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Stir together flour, salt and baking soda and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together.
  4. Add in pudding package and cake mix and beat until well blended.
  5. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  6. Add flour mixture slowly until well incorporated.
  7. Mix in sprinkles.
  8. Roll into 1″ balls and place on greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes.


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One response to “Cake Batter Cookies

  1. They look great – they must be nice and light.

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