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Cake Mix Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

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This Cake Mix Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe is such a fun holiday dessert. All you need is a few easy ingredients to get started and you’ll be baking and snacking in no time at all. And since you get to use a cake mix, this recipe couldn’t be easier to do!

Make sure to check out my other Easy Cake Mix Recipes for even more fun and simple baking ideas.

The next time that you’re craving something fast and simple, preheat the oven and get ready to have warm cookies in just a few short minutes of time.

The green coloring just adds such a fun look to these cookies! And then when you add in the rest of the holiday colors, they instantly become the perfect Christmas cookie.

Cake Mix Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

Once you preheat the oven to 350 degrees, that warm air will be soon ready for your cookie dough! The good thing is that these cake mix Monster cookies are crazy fast to make and will be baking before you know it.

My boys love that I use Betty Crocker cake mix a lot of the time because they tend to like that flavor. You can easily use any type of cake mix that you want or have on hand so have fun and be creative!

How do I know when the cookies are done baking in the oven?

The edges of the cookies should start to turn brown, indicating that they’re done baking and ready to be pulled from the oven.

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Make it a Meal:

Meal planning is one of the easiest ways to get prepared for the week! The kids will also love knowing what is on the menu so that they can get prepped and prepared, too!

Main Dish: Instant Pot Hamburger Mac and Cheese

Vegetable Side: Frozen Asparagus Recipes

Starch Side: 25+ Sweet Potato Recipes

Refreshing Drink: 4-Ingredient Lava Flow Mocktail Recipe

Once you make this Cake Mix Cookies Recipe, it’s time to just keep going with that baking momentum! There are so many great recipes for baking cookies at home that I just had to share some of my favorites with all of you! Check out the other cookie options and find a few more to bake!

This Andes Mint Brownie Cookies Recipe is one of my favorites!

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Give these Ranger Cookies a try and I promise you’ll love them.

You know you want to make these Easy Kitchen Sink Cookies!

Just wait until you make a batch of this Cranberry Orange Cookies Recipe for the very first time.

I’m pretty much obsessed with this OREO Truffle Bird Nest Cookies Recipe!

Can you use other flavors of cake mix for this recipe?

You bet! You can use a yellow cake mix, red velvet cake mix, or basically anything red and green for that matter! Have fun and change it up, it’s all part of the baking process!

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Cake Mix Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

Cake Mix Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

Yield: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

These cake mix cookies are such a fun holiday dessert!


  • 1 box of vanilla cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 drops of green gel food coloring
  • ½ cup of red and green M&Ms
  • ½ cup of white chocolate chips


  1. Mix the cake mix, oil, and eggs in a bowl. Add the gel food coloring and mix well.
  2. Fold in the chocolate chips and M&Ms.
  3. Cover and put in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and put parchment paper on your baking sheet.
  5. Scoop out a tablespoon size of dough and roll it into a ball. Put it on the baking sheet and slightly flatten and add more M&M's and chocolate chips on top if you want.
  6. Put in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Let them cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes and then finish cooling on a wire rack.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 379Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 347mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 1gSugar: 34gProtein: 4g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 11/13/2021

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