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Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies with Peanut Butter featured by top US cookies blogger, Practically Homemade.

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies with Peanut Butter Recipe

These 4 ingredient cookies combine my favorite ingredients, chocolate & peanut butter. Better yet...they are made with a cake mix.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1-15.25 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter {melted}
  • 2 eggs

For rolling dough in:

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine cookie ingredients in large bowl and mix with a hand held mixer {or by hand} until completely incorporated. 

  3. Using a medium sized cookie scoop {1.5 tablespoon}, scoop cookies into a bowl with sugar. Roll cookie dough ball completely in sugar and place onto a silicone mat or parchment lined cookie sheet. Using the tines of a fork make a crisscross pattern into the top of each cookie.

  4. Bake for 9-10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before moving them to a cooling rack.  Repeat until all of the dough is baked.

  5. Store your Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies with Peanut Butter in an air tight container for up to 4 days or freeze for 3 months.