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Fast & Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Happy Monday and hope you all enjoyed your Valentine’s Day weekend! My little one has been under the weather plus it was bitterly cold so we couldn’t go out as a family on Valentine’s Day as we originally planned.  I decided to still take out my older daughter for breakfast and it was really nice spending time together just the two of us.  For me it’s the sweet little things like this that make a great Valentine’s day it doesn’t have to be anything lavish.  I also wanted to bake for my girls and they love chocolate chip cookies so I tried a new recipe I discovered online on the Kevin & Amanda blog.  This is a very fast and easy recipe and they turned out really well.

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What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 a cup of salted butter
  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 2 packets of Quaker Maple & Brown Sugar instant oatmeal
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 bag of regular or mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

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Step-by-step:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F, then line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Then melt the stick of butter, once melted whisk it constantly for a couple of minutes.     Then pour it into a large mixing bowl, add the cake mix, 2 oatmeal packets, and eggs.  Mix it with a hand held or stand mixer on low just until it is combined.  Then fold in the chocolate chips.
  3. Refrigerate the mixture for about 30 minutes. (You can skip this if you are in a rush)
  4. Then scoop approximately 1.5 tablespoons of dough and roll them into even balls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for approximately 10 to 15 minutes until edges are golden brown.  Check on them to ensure they don’t over cook which will lend to a drier cookie.

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Fast & Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies 02These came out better then I expected as I’m not much of a fan of using cake mixes or prepared batters when I bake.  My girls and hubby liked them, I personally prefer a chocolate chip cookie from scratch but if I need to bake up something quickly this is the perfect recipe.

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24 Comments

  • Reply Susan Jeffries

    These look yummy and so fluffy!! My daughter and I are going to try these out!! Thanks! Susan

    February 16, 2015 at 6:22 am
  • Reply Jill

    I love that this is an quick and easy recipe! They look delicious! Hope your daughter is feeling better!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

    February 16, 2015 at 7:17 am
  • Reply Amy Ann

    These look so yummy! I love a fluffy chocolate chip cookie. Hope you all get to feeling better soon!

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    February 16, 2015 at 9:20 am
  • Reply Rachelle

    Please pass me cookies, they look so good.

    xo
    PinkSole

    February 16, 2015 at 1:50 pm
  • Reply Kellie

    What unusual ingredients for cookies! Definately something to try…although, to be honest we only get to the batter stage, never the baking stage, lol!!
    Kellie @ http://www.ie-style.com

    February 16, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Tori McKimm

    Omgsh my mouth is watering–I LOVE a good chocolate chip cookie 🙂

    Tori
    FashionBlingGirlyThings

    February 16, 2015 at 5:11 pm
  • Reply Red Tag Chic Los Angeles

    Looks yummy to me – thanks for sharing this quick recipe!!

    Best!
    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

    February 16, 2015 at 6:46 pm
  • Reply Red Reticule

    Yum! This is exactly what I need on this cold winter night.
    Red Reticule
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    February 16, 2015 at 7:26 pm
  • Reply Darcy

    These sound delicious!! Love that they are so easy, too!!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

    February 16, 2015 at 9:10 pm
  • Reply Leah

    Sounds so easy, but looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing!

    Eat Pray Wear Love

    February 16, 2015 at 11:16 pm
  • Reply Tatiana

    Those cookies look delicious! I’m not a good cook, but I love baking once in a while! Thanks for sharing this great recipe!
    -Tatiana
    http://www.weshopinheels.co

    February 17, 2015 at 7:40 am
  • Reply Brooke

    Yum!! I love cake mix cookies. I make a version very similar to this with butterscotch chips, they are amazing!!!

    Brooke
    pumps and push-ups

    February 17, 2015 at 8:54 am
  • Reply Alissa

    My niece asked for cookies like this yesterday! YUM!

    February 17, 2015 at 9:48 am
  • Reply celyn

    oh my…I’ve been craving chocolate chip cookies for a few days now..this recipe looks great!

    styleandchocolates

    February 17, 2015 at 10:25 am
  • Reply Hayley Appleford

    These look incredible and tasty !
    After pancakes tonight, I will have to make these 🙂

    Thanks for sharing,
    With love from London

    Hayley x

    http://thelifestylemenu.co.uk/

    February 17, 2015 at 10:27 am
  • Reply Denise

    Loving these cookies! This recipes look so delicious and so easy to do! Hope your little one feels better! Also, loving the giveaway!

    Denise
    http://www.fashionloveletters.com

    February 17, 2015 at 11:06 am
  • Reply Shauna

    These look SO GOOD right now!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

    February 17, 2015 at 11:10 am
  • Reply Ashley

    Yellow cake mix for choc chip cookies?! Yes, I need to try this ASAP. 🙂

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

    February 17, 2015 at 11:16 am
  • Reply Jeannette

    Hello Marta! Not only do cookies look delicious and amazing but I can also feel the love that was put into making them. I also spent V-Day with my youngest daughter, Andrea (my oldest is away in college). We went to a dog festival in downtown Orlando and we had an amazing time. Spending time with her is very important to me, especially now. I am so glad you had an amazing weekend with your family and even thought it was super cold as you mentioned on your post, you got to be with your loved ones and that is the most precious gift we can give to the ones we love the most. Have an amazing week and blessings to you and your family always. XOXO, Jeannette

    http://www.msjeannieandhercloset.com

    February 17, 2015 at 12:44 pm
  • Reply Cynthia @ My Rose Colored Shades

    I love quick and easy recipes and these cookies look so chewy and yummy. Hope your daughter is feeling better. We came back from our vacation to the bitter cold here and it was a shock to our systems! ~Cynthia

    February 17, 2015 at 1:34 pm
  • Reply Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom

    These look so good… I’ve made them with pudding, but never yellow cake mix and oats! I love to try different chocolate chip recipes, so I am def. going to pin this and try later. Sorry your little one wasn’t feeling well, we are on week 3 at my house of at least one person being sick!

    February 17, 2015 at 6:39 pm
  • Reply Marianne

    Super yummy there girl! I made cookies tonight and they didn’t look as fabulous as these do! Thanks for sharing! Hope your little one feels better!
    xo
    Marianne
    http://www.goodgirlgoneglam.com

    February 17, 2015 at 9:29 pm
  • Reply Maria

    These look so good and easy! Too bad I’m giving up treats for Lent, because now I’m seeing so many yummy dessert recipes out there!

    February 18, 2015 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Happiness at Mid Life

    This sounds so easy! I recently saw a similar recipe to use cake mix to make banana bread that I want to try.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    February 21, 2015 at 7:52 pm
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