Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies is an easy 5 ingredient recipe that’s baked to soft and chewy perfection for a deliciously addictive dessert!
These Funfetti Cookies are a quick and easy way to deliver fresh golden brown cookies without the big mess that comes along with homemade treats! Kids love them because of their taste and rainbow colors but you’ll love them for their ease!
So much so that I bet you make them for any event that you get volunteered to bring a dessert for! But I promise you’ll love them for more than their ease, their delicious funfetti taste will also keep you coming back for more!
Why I Love This Recipe!
- Easy Ingredients! No long list of ingredients here, just 5 simple ingredients to create deliciously addictive cookies!
- Inexpensive! You likely have 4 of the ingredients on hand which means all you need to grab is a cake mix on your next trip to the store!
- Serves A Crowd! This recipe makes about two dozen cookies! Perfect for parties, office potlucks, and family gatherings!
- Quick! Prepare the dough in just 5 minutes! While the dough chills whip up dinner, swap the laundry over, or better yet, just catch up on your latest Netflix binge!
This Funfetti Cookie Recipe takes just 5 minutes to whip up before chilling! For this recipe, all you need is Betty Crocker Rainbow Chip Cake Mix or Funfetti Cake mix, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract.
Once the dough has been chilled you’ll then roll the dough balls in granulated sugar or if you prefer, sprinkles! You could also add some white chocolate chips to the cake batter for a touch of chocolatey sweetness!
This cake mix cookie recipe can easily be adapted to a variety of cake mixes! You could try yellow cake mix, white cake mix, or even chocolate cake mix with peanut butter chips added to the batter!
How To Make Funfettie Cake Mix Cookies
- Beat together the cake mix, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl. Then chill the dough for 45 to 60 minutes.
- Roll the dough into balls and drop each one in the bowl of sugar. Roll the ball in the sugar to coat and then place them on a prepared baking sheet.
- Bake until the cookies are puffy and slightly underdone.
- Cool the cookies on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Frequently Asked Questions
How To Store
You can store these Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies in an airtight container for up to one week!
Can I Freeze These Cookies?
Absolutely! Freeze them in a Ziploc bag, making sure to squeeze the excess air out or by individually wrapping them in plastic wrap. Cookies will last for up to 3 months in the freezer.
Do I Have To Chill The Dough?
Yes, chilling the dough is an extremely important step in this recipe! The dough will be too soft to shape and roll without chilling.
Be careful not to chill the dough for more than one hour though! Any longer and the cookies will turn out hard and crunchy.
Colorful Funfetti desserts always seem to be a hit whether served as cookies, cake, or a dip! Here are more yummy Funfetti desserts that I think you’ll really enjoy!
- Funfetti Sugar Cookie Dough Cake – Made of two layers of white almond cake, sprinkles, edible cookie dough, and topped with classic vanilla buttercream!
- Delicious Funfetti Birthday Cake Dip – Ready in just 5 minutes using cake mix, cream cheese, cool whip, and rainbow sprinkles!
- Homemade Funfetti Cake – Two layers of white cake filled with rainbow sprinkles then wrapped in a rich white chocolate frosting!
- Easy Funfetti Bread – An easy quick bread that’s covered in a sweet vanilla glaze!
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Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies
- Add the cake mix, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla to a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat until combined. The dough will be fairly sticky
- Chill the dough for 45 to 60 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Use a medium cookie scoop to portion out the dough and drop it in the bowl of sugar, then roll the ball in the sugar to coat and place on the prepared baking sheet at least 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 8 to 9 minutes. Do not over bake these cookies, they will look puffy and slightly underdone, but they will finish cooking on the baking sheet after coming out of the oven.
- Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
- How To Store: You can store these Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies in an airtight container for up to one week!
- Can I Freeze These Cookies? Absolutely! Freeze them in a Ziploc bag, making sure to squeeze the excess air out or by individually wrapping them in plastic wrap. Cookies will last for up to 3 months in the freezer.
- Do I Have To Chill The Dough? Yes, chilling the dough is an extremely important step in this recipe! The dough will be too soft to shape and roll without chilling. Be careful not to chill the dough for more than one hour though! Any longer and the cookies will turn out hard and crunchy.