How to Make Cookies Out of Golden Butter Cake Mix

By Patricia Bryant Resnick

Most people don't realize that a cake mix can be used for many things besides a cake. One great use for a cake mix is to make cookies. A golden butter cake mix can make delicious snickerdoodle-like cookies in a flash. You only need a few ingredients and a bit of time to create homemade cookies that will be a hit in your household. This recipe will make approximately three dozen cookies.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease one or two cookie sheets.

Step 2

Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.

Step 3

Mix the cake mix, eggs and oil in large bowl, stirring the mixture until it is well-blended.

Step 4

Shape the dough into 1-inch balls.

Step 5

Roll each dough ball in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Step 6

Place the balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten the balls with the bottom of a glass.

Step 7

Bake the dough at 375 degree F for eight to nine minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.

Step 8

Cool the cookies for one minute on the cookie sheets. Then remove the cookies to cooling rack to cool completely.