Super Easy, Three-ingredient Cookies.





Introduction: Super Easy, Three-ingredient Cookies.

This instructable is to show you how to make some very delicious, and very easy cookies. The recipe is great for college students, because it only requires a few ingrediants.
How can you make cookies with only three ingredients, you ask? One of the ingredients is cake mix. It's also great, because you can easilly create a different flavour of cookie, by just using a different flavour of mix.

Step 1: Ingredients

Go to the store and buy:

1 Box of Cake Mix (I've had good results with the Betty Crocker Variety). You can get any flavour of normal cake mix, but I've found angelfood and Yellow cake to be particularilly delicious.
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
(Optional) One jar of Nutella.

That is, if you don't already have them.
You will also need a mixer or a beater and a large bowl, and a cookie sheet.

Step 2: Mix Everything Together.

First of all, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Measure out the oil and crack the eggs into your mixer. Or, if you don't have a mixer, just use a large bowl and some beaters. Then, open the cake mix and pour that into the mixer, too. Mix it all together until it's a uniform, wet, sticky mass.

Lick the beaters while you wait for the oven to finish preheating*. See, nummy.

*Note: don't atcually do this is you're worried about eating raw eggs. If you do get sick, it's not my fault.

Step 3: Bake!

Scoop out the dough in rounded teaspoons, and plop them on an ungreased cookie sheet. Then, when the oven's ready, pop the cookies in.
After 11 minutes, pull it out, and stick a toothpick into one of the cookies. If it comes out dry, the cookies are done. Otherwise, put the cookies in for another minute.

Once they are done, take the cookies off the cookie sheet and put them on a plate or something to cool.
Then, load up more dough on the cookie sheet, and cook that. Repeat, until you have lots of cookies and no dough.

Step 4: You're Done

Optional (but awesome) step: Spread some Nutella on the hot cookies. They'll still be good without it, but trust me: Nutella with these cookies is CRAZY DELICIOUS.

Then.. Enjoy! This recipe makes about 2 dozen cookies, depending on how big you make the scoops. Share some with your friends, to impress them with your baking skills. Then, next time, experiment with a different colour of cake mix.



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Soooooooo, Go to a store, Buy a box of cake mix / brownie mix / whatever mix, Read the instructions make a cake. What is the added value of this ?

Actually, no, if you took the time to read what he wrote, you'll see he just uses cake mix instead of the usual dry ingredients and makes COOKIES. Not cake. Cookies. With cake mix. And eggs.

I dont see the point of almost arguing over this. This works wonderfully i have been using cake mix to make all kinds of cookies its convenient and cost less than to buy ingredients to make cookies. Plus you can ket your imagination gi wild. Thats why i dont understand almost arguing ovee this great post.

Actually, if I remember correctly (don't have a mix in the house at the moment), the difference is in proportions. I like for a cake, you use three eggs and a bit more oil, which gives a runnier batter and the softer "cake" consistency. Fewer wet ingredients, and you have cookie dough.

Of course, as I said, this is off the top of my head. I'll have to force myself to go to the store and get a box to compare... =grin=

Yeah, these do look super easy to make.

If you want some peanut butter cookies on the fly (w/o cake mix) try just 1 cup of peanut butter, 1 cup of sugar and 1 egg. mix together and bake at 350 about 8-10 minutes. let cool a little before removing from pan. yummmmy!

I've made peanut cookies with 1 cup of peanut butter, 1 cup of brown sugar, 1 cup of flour. I wonder how different your idea might be. One way to test it.

Delicious, I just make them with a marble cake mix, so I have cookies with vanilla and chocolate flavor.Simply great recipe thanks!

The best cake cookies are devils food peanut butter
use same recipe but with devils food cake mix and 1/2 cup of peanut butter they are delicious and they never go hard

Made these today using Betty Crocker Dark Chocolate mix! The cookie dough was unbelievably soft; I don't think I've ever had cookie dough so smooth and consistent before! Plus, they taste AWESOME. Soft like cake on the inside, but with a little crunch on the outside! Thanks so much for the recipe (: