Easy to make cookies that start with a cake mix. Just add 3 ingredients for rich chocolaty, minty cookies. Perfect for the holiday season!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keywords chocolate drop cookies, chocolate drop cookies from cake mix, chocolate peppermint drops
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 127 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 18 1/4 oz package boxed chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup peppermint chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs. Beat until well incorporated. Stir in peppermint chips.
  3. Here you have the option of rolling the dough into a ball and then rolling in confectioner's sugar before placing on cookie sheet or just dropping by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet, about 2" apart.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes on cookie sheet on wire rack. Remove from cookie sheet and finish cooling cookies on wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 126mg5%
Potassium 51mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 13IU0%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.