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Candy Cane Cake Mix Cookies

Infused with crushed candy canes, these Candy Cane Cake Mix Cookies have a sweet peppermint crunch and are pretty much irresistible once you start indulging!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 dozen
Author: DIY Thrill


  • 15.25 ounces Betty Crocker Vanilla Cake Mix 1 box
  • ½ cup Vegetable or Canola Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 24 full sized Candy Canes crushed (1.5 cups finely ground)


  • Add 12 Candy Canes to gallon sized Ziplock bag, and break down into fine pieces using rolling pin. Then repeat process with remaining 12 Candy Canes.
  • Mix together Cake Mix, Eggs, and Oil in large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in finely ground Candy Canes to dough with large spoon.
  • Chill dough in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • After dough has chilled, form rounded balls and place on ungreased nonstick Cookie Sheet.
  • Bake 7 – 9 mins at 350 degrees, or until done. Enjoy!