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Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate lovers rejoice, these Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies combine the best of both dessert worlds. Fudgey, cake mix cookies with a hint of peppermint flavor, are topped with a swirl of white chocolate and a sprinkle of peppermint chunks.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time11 minutes
Chill Dough1 hour
Total Time1 hour 16 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake mix cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 134cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers
Cost: $3


  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • mixing bowl
  • spoon


  • 15.25 oz Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1 cup white chocolate morsels


  • Add cake mix, eggs, extract, and vegetable oil to a large mixing bowl.
    Cake Mix Cookie Batter
  • Mix to combine with a wooden spoon.
  • Add dough to parchment paper. Roll up dough and twist up edges.
  • Place dough in the fridge and allow the dough to chill for one hour.
  • While dough is chilling, add candy canes to a zippered bag and crush with a rolling pin until they form small pieces.
    Crushed Peppermint Cookies
  • When dough is ready to work with, preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  • Form tablespoon-sized balls and space them 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
    Chocolate cake mix cookies
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool for 10 minutes before adding them to a cooling rack. This allows them to harden before icing.
  • Repeat above steps until all cookies are baked.

Icing Cookies

  • Microwave white chocolate morsels in 30 second intervals stirring in-between each session.
    White chocolate morsels
  • Once chocolate is creamy, add a teaspoon amount to each cookie.
    White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
  • Sprinkle with crushed peppermint.


Nutritional values are meant to be a guide and may differ than your actual recipe. 
These cookies stay fresh in an airtight container for up to one week. 


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 134cal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg