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Snickerdoodle Cake Mix Cookies

Make these easy snickerdoodle cake mix cookies in just a few minutes using just four main ingredients!

Roll the dough in a cinnamon sugar coating and bake for an easy dessert that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.

snickerdoodle cake mix cookies on serving plate

Easy snickerdoodle cookies are quick to make and go great in a gift box for the holidays along with other options like Nutter Butter Reindeer Cookies or Festive Holiday Sugar Cookie Blossoms.

Bring them to work or add a couple to kids’ lunches for a Christmas surprise!

What I Love

  • Favorite cookie
  • Easy recipe
  • Great for parties
  • Kids can help

Ingredients Needed

To make this cake mix cookie recipe, you just need a few simple ingredients and you probably already have them.

snickerdoodle cake mix cookie ingredients with labels

Here’s what you need to buy:

  • White box cake mix
  • Butter, melted
  • Egg
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon
  • Granulated sugar

How to Make Them

To make this cake mix version of snickerdoodles, start by lining a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

Heat oven to 350°F and gather your ingredients.

On a shallow plate or small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine boxed cake mix, melted butter, egg, and vanilla. Stir until well combined and be careful not to over mix.

combine cake mix with butter egg and vanilla

Use a spoon or cookie scoop to shape dough into 1-inch balls.

Roll cookie dough balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture until well coated.

roll cookie dough in cinnamon sugar

Place cookies 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Leave them as is or gently use the bottom of a glass to flatten the cookies before baking.

rolled cookies on baking sheet

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, until the bottoms begin to turn golden brown.

Cool cookies on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes, then move to a wire rack to cool to room temperature. This will help ensure they do not overbake.

Dust cookies with a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired and serve.

cookies stacked on a plate with a bite out of one cookie

Storage Tips

These delicious cookies can be stored on the counter in an airtight container for 2-5 days.

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This cake mix snickerdoodles recipe a quick and easy treat that both kids and adults will love.

Add them to a tray full of different kinds of cookies for a holiday party or Christmas day. Enjoy!

snickerdoodle cake mix cookie recipe

Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

Andrea Updyke
Easy recipe made with cake mix and a few simple ingredients. Roll in a cinnamon-sugar mixture and bake for that classic snickerdoodle taste!
5 from 1 vote

Be sure to check out my tips and tricks in the post. Scroll up to read!

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting Time 5 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 170 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box of white cake mix 15.25 ounce size
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • On a shallow plate or small bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine white cake mix, melted butter, egg, and vanilla. Whisk and then fold the dough, until well combined.
  • Use a 1 inch cookie scoop to form cookies into balls.
  • Roll each cookie in the cinnamon sugar mixture until well coated.
  • Place cookies 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, until the bottoms begin to turn golden brown.
  • Cool cookies on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes, then move to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 170kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 243mgPotassium: 26mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 172IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 1mg

Nutrition information is estimated. For the most accurate info, always doublecheck with your ingredients.

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