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Easy Holiday Baking – Cake Mix Cookies


For a quick and easy addition to your holiday baking, try these simple and delicious cookies! A fun recipe for the family to make together this holiday season!


  • One boxed cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • Coloured sugar or icing sugar for decorating


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Mix all ingredients together to make the cookie dough
  4. Spoon the dough (or roll it into balls about the size of a walnut) onto the baking pan lined with parchment paper, about 4 cm apart.
  5. Sprinkle the top of the cookie dough balls with coloured sugar or icing sugar.
  6. Bake for 11-13 minutes.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool on the pan.

Some more ideas!

Add red and green M&M’s or sprinkles to the dough, to make the cookies even more festive! You can also top the cookies with your favourite frosting and decorate!

cake mix cookies

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