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Cake Batter M & M Cookies

A perfect sweet treat for any time of the year, these easy cake mix cookies are studded with M & M's! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M's


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with non-stick mats or parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix and baking powder. In another bowl, combine eggs, vanilla, and oil.
  3. Add wet ingredients into the dry and stir well until all cake mix is wet and no dry pockets remain.
  4. Gently fold in M&Ms.
  5. Drop two tablespoon rounded spoonfuls onto baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 9-10 minutes. Cookies should not brown at all.
  7. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for at least 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.
  8. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.