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easy-peasy chocolate M&M cookies

by Shawni

Grace whipped these puppies up on the last day of school.  They were so easy and I must admit they tasted pretty good too so I figured I’d share how she made them.

All you do is mix these together:

1 pkg. devils food cake mix
2 eggs
1/3 c. oil

Add M&Ms and bake at 350 for 8 minutes.

That’s it.  Voila

VARIATION:
My friend made these as “home-made Oreos” that Grace died over when she shared a few with her.  She doubled the recipe and added this frosting to sandwich two cookies together at a time:

1/2 c. cream cheese
1/2 c. butter (softened)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
4 c. powdered sugar
5 tbs. milk

I think maybe we should do a taste-test between those and these ones back here.

Hmmm…I wonder which would win…

You could also do this same cake recipe with a yellow cake mix and add chocolate chips, or a chocolate one and make it double chocolate chip cookies.

Oh, the possibilities are endless.

And unhealthy.

But sometimes, if you’re like me, you just need a little cookie to get you through the day.

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9 comments

Stacy June 13, 2013 - 1:17 pm

Fabulous! I love having a simple recipe for baking with young kiddos.

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Cheryl June 13, 2013 - 1:52 pm

One of my boys goals this summer is to learn to make 3 kinds of cookies, because you know cookies are another food group right? These will be perfect for them to start on!

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Leslie June 13, 2013 - 4:09 pm

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Sheila June 13, 2013 - 5:34 pm

We make these too, and they are also great with white chocolate chips or peanut butter chocolate chips.

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Undeniablyfamily June 13, 2013 - 7:06 pm

Made a grocery run just for devil s food cake and white chocolate chips! Can't wait!

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Amanda B June 13, 2013 - 9:18 pm

Love your blog!! Hope your family has a great summer!

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Robin June 14, 2013 - 1:10 am

I love making this recipe with yellow cake mix and chocolate chips…SO GOOD!

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Jenn Nielsen June 17, 2013 - 9:19 am

We made these over the weekend. So easy and delicious! Thanks for sharing! Today we plan on baking them again and trying the cream cheese filling. 🙂

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Anonymous June 17, 2013 - 3:32 pm

I loved this so much that my daughter and I made a batch for Father's Day gifts. They were so easy and delish! Thank you for sharing. I linked your blog and added the recipe to my favorite stash. They were so good! 🙂

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