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These Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies are literally the easiest cookies (and most delicious) cookies that you’ll ever make with just 3 main ingredients.

Baking cookies is one of those things that families love to do together. And our family isn’t any different. Spending time together in the kitchen is one thing that saves all our sanity and helps us create strong family memories.

We’re pretty much obsessed with these Funfetti cake mix cookies because they’re simple enough to make but have an awesome taste and flavor.

What I love most about this simple cookie recipe is that it’s easy enough to make in just a few moments of time. Don’t get me wrong…some days I love an elaborate treat but there are some days that I just want delicious cookies as fast as I can get them.

The kids love this recipe as well because it has sprinkles. Isn’t it just amazing how sprinkles can make everything better? They’re certain to bring a smile to their faces! (and the more sprinkles, the better!)

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

Can I use another flavor of cake mix for this recipe?

Of course! This is what keeps this cookie recipe fresh and new. We love using a yellow cake mix for our house but you can have fun and experiment with mostly type of cake mix that you want.

I would imagine that chocolate cake mix, red velvet cake mix, or even lemon cake mix would all be great options for a cookie recipe like this.

They’re all worth trying, right? Make it a cookie taste-test and have multiple flavors to try!

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

How do you store these cake mix cookies once baked?

Since cake mix cookies are meant to be softer cookies with a lot of flavor, you’re going to want to keep them stored in an airtight container so that they stay as fresh as possible.

I like to store mine in the fridge because I think that when they’re just a little bit chilled they taste amazing. But if you don’t like them cold, just leave them out to get to room temperature and dive in!

But let’s be honest, great tasting cookies don’t last very long and I have a feeling once you make these delicious cookies they won’t either!

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

*** Note the cake mix box shown here is white but we used yellow cake mix for this version. You can use either white or yellow!

Make sure to scroll down to watch the video in this post to see how we made these delicious Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies!

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies – Ingredients

  • Yellow Cake Mix 15.25 oz (we used Duncan Hines brand)
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • Funfetti Sprinkles

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

Agnes Hsu
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36


  • 15.25 oz Yellow Cake Mix we used Duncan Hines brand
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • Funfetti or rainbow sprinkles Use jimmies not non-pareils


  • 1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Add flour and cake mix in a large bowl.
  • Add oil and eggs.
  • Mix with a hand or stand mixer on medium heat until batter is incorporated and there are no lumps
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough (it will be runnier than normal cookie dough but stiffer than cake batter) onto baking pan. We fit 3 across by 4 down so 12 cookies on a standard baking 9" x 12" pan.
  • Sprinkle cookies with the rainbow sprinkles.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, remove pan from oven and allow cookies to cool on pan before removing. 


These cookies stay pale, and never really brown so you have to look at when they start to get the tiniest tinge of golden brown on the edges to know they are ready to take out of the oven. 
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Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

Simple tips for making these Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies

  • Don’t overbake these cookies. They stay pale and get the tiniest tinge of golden brown on the edges so that’s when they are done.
  • Let the kids have fun helping. They can stir the batter or add sprinkles on top before you put them in the oven. This gives them a chance to show some independence and prove that they’re a big help in the kitchen.
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