Chocolate Walnut Cookies

24 Cookies
20 min

These delicious chocolate walnut cookies are easy to make and perfect to share! With the holidays always around the corner this is a great cake mix recipe to have on hand.


If you are looking for an easy recipe you can make with cake mix this is the one! It’s a delicious chocolate cookie recipe that comes out perfectly every time.


Cake mix cookies are soft, chewy, indulgent, and perfect to share for the holidays, parties, and more! They’ll be the hit of the cookie swap for sure!


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What are cake mix cookies?

Cake mix cookies are cookies that we will make from a boxed cake mix. It’s a great way to use a simple, easy to prepare boxed mix and turn it into something more fun and easy to eat.


Let’s face it, it’s not always a good time for cake. You can enjoy cookies pretty much anytime which means that cake mix cookies are even more delicious because they’re easy to make and even easier to eat!

How do I keep my cookies soft?

For the most part under baking cookies will make them soft and chewy but you don’t need to do that in this case. Cake mix cookies are perfect because they stay soft and chewy all on their own!


If you want to make sure that your cookies come out perfect just follow the recipe and be sure to let them cool for a few minutes on the trays before you move them to a cooling rack. The time spent cooling on the trays lets them finish baking slowly!

Ingredients necessary to make these tasty cookies:

You will only need five ingredients to make these chocolate walnut cookies. You will need a chocolate fudge cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, chocolate chips, and chopped walnuts. That’s all!


There’s nothing super complicated you have to gather in order to make this delicious cookies. It’s great for a quick treat that you can whip up on a moments notice.

Kitchen essentials for tasty recipes to share:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.


I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are great for all kinds of baking and not just cookies! My husband loves them for making biscuits, pizzas, and more!


Of course mixing bowls, a mixer, spatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

How to make cookies with chocolate cake mix:

Making cake mix cookies is really easy and fun. This chocolate walnut cookies recipe is super simple thanks to the cake mix. You will love the end result and everyone will be begging for more once they have a taste.


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.

Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.

Scoop dough using a cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.

Bake for 7-10 minutes.

Remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool.

Looking for more delicious cookie recipes?

Here are some other delicious cookie recipes as well as some cake mix recipes you can try. There’s nothing easier than a cake mix dessert to share with everyone you love!


  • Cake Mix Cookie Recipe
  • Lemon Cake Mix Cookies
  • Dr. Pepper Cupcakes
  • 2 Ingredient Cherry Bars
  • 2 Ingredient Cake | Sprite Cake Recipe

How’s that for some delicious recipes that only use a few ingredients and can be ready in a hurry?! You can’t do better than quick and easy when it comes to dessert. Who wants to work super hard for a treat anyway?!


Printable Cake Mix Cookies with Walnuts Recipe:

Recipe details

  • 24  Cookies
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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Ingredients


  • 1 chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.
Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.
Scoop dough using a cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
Bake for 7-10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool.

Michele Brosius
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Comments

  • Lilu Lilu on Oct 28, 2021

    I make these and roll them in powered sugar before I bake them, yummy & oh so easy!

  • Rebecca Rebecca on Nov 11, 2021

    Can I leave the walnuts out since I have a tree nut allergy? Maybe substitute something else?

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