I love homemade cookies. They are one of my favorite sweet treats. I love the crunchy, chewy texture, and the fact that you can just pop them into your mouth, no plates or silverware needed. I can also put away quite a few if I’m not careful. This is why try not to bake them very often, they are too tempting for me.
When I do want to make a batch of homemade goodness, I like a simple recipe. My oldest daughter found a recipe using a cake mix. This is one of the easiest and most versatile recipes. You can use any flavor of cake mix, and you can use any kind of chips. I have often thought using a strawberry cake mix with white chocolate chips would be delicious, but I have never tried it. I made cookies over the Christmas holiday using a spice cake mix (no chips), and they tasted like gingerbread cookies. You can add nuts to the recipe if you like, but I wouldn’t add nuts and chips in one recipe. It might make the cookies too chunky.
In this recipe, I used a chocolate cake mix and semi chocolate chips. If you are a chocolate lover, these cookies are for you. To make the cookies, all you need is one box of chocolate cake mix. I used Devils Food cake, but you could use any flavor of chocolate cake mix. You will also need 2 eggs, 1/2 cup of oil, and about half of a bag of chips. I used the semi chocolate chips for my chocolate cookies.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix your ingredients well. Scoop out the batter using a tablespoon, and place the cookies about 2 inches apart.
Bake the cookies for about 12-15 minutes. These cookies are thick, and you can make them whatever size you like, but a tablespoon is a good size cookie. The chocolate cookies are a little harder to tell if they are done because of the dark chocolate color. Cooking time does depend on the size of the cookie (larger cookies, longer baking time). Let the cookies cool and then enjoy! Try not to eat them all, but I’m warning you, they will disappear quickly.