Chocolate Monster Cake Mix Easy Halloween Cookie Recipe

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Looking for an easy Halloween cookie recipe to kick off spooky season? My daughter and I made these delicious chocolate monster cake mix cookies this past weekend and it was seriously the easiest thing we’ve ever made!

My daughter Bethany, loves to bake (she wants to be on Kid’s Baking Championship when she gets a little older), and so we’ve made it our weekend tradition to bake something easy and fun!

She’s only 5, so using a pre made box mix is extremely helpful in making the experience easy and fun for her, and still getting delicious results!

Baking with your kids is a fun bonding activity, that also helps teach important skills like measuring and following instructions.

This recipe also uses this super fun M&M’s ghouls mix (I found it at Target), we love the bright colors, and you can use them to make these Ghoul’s Blondies too!

Ingredients needed to make Monster Cookies

  • 15.25oz box chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup halloween M&M’s (ghouls mix)
  • Candy eyeballs

Cake Mix Halloween Cookie Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

Mix cake mix, oil and eggs in a large bowl until combined. Add M&M’s and stir until combined

Scoop or spoon the cookie dough onto the parchment lined cookie sheets leaving 1 1/2″ between scoops

Bake for 10-12 minutes rotating sheets once during baking. Once baked press candy eyes into cookies. Let cool on pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.

These monster Halloween cookies were delicious and a huge hit with the whole neighborhood! Make sure to grab the recipe below so you can make your own and let us know if you loved them as much as we did.

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