Have you jumped on the cake mix cookie craze yet? If not, it's time to start. With just a few ingredients, you can make a delicious batch of cookies. I decided to make cake mix cookies even easier by cooking them in the air fryer. These Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Air Fryer are soft, easy and delicious! Don't have an air fryer? No problem. I've included traditional baking directions at the end of this post.
Why this recipe works
- An air fryer make baking a breeze
- Just needs a few ingredients that you already have at home
- Cake mix makes super soft cookies
To make these air fryer cookies you will need yellow cake mix, canola oil, eggs, vanilla extract and chocolate chips.
Really the key ingredient to these cookies is cake mix. It limits the measuring and mixing you have to do and once you taste the cookies you will be sold. This recipes uses yellow cake mix, but white cake mix would work well too.
How to make chocolate chip cookies in the air fryer
An air fryer makes cooking so easy and quick which is why I love making air fryer recipes. This one has great reviews.
Preheat the air fryer to 300 degrees.
Add box of yellow cake mix, 2 eggs, and ½ cup of canola oil to a large bowl.
Add one teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Mix until combined. This is a very kid friendly recipe, so get those little ones in the kitchen mixing and baking.
Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips until they are evenly distributed.
Drop tablespoonfuls of cookie dough onto the parchment paper a few inches apart. How many you will fit depends on the size of your air fryer.
Bake for 8 minutes in the air fryer or until the cookies start to turn golden brown on top.
Move the air fryer cookies on a baking rack to cool.
I love how you can make a yummy batch of chocolate chip cookies without a ton of ingredients.
I was happy with how soft these cake mix chocolate chip cookies in the air fryer turned out. If you want to make these cookies in a traditional oven, simply bake them for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees.
Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Air Fryer
- Preheat the air fryer to 300 degrees.
- Add box of yellow cake mix, 2 eggs, and ½ cup of canola oil to a large bowl.
- Add one teaspoon of vanilla extract.
- Mix until combined. This is a very kid friendly recipe, so get those little ones in the kitchen mixing and baking.
- Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips until they are evenly distributed.
- Line your air fryer with parchment paper.
- Drop tablespoonfuls of cookie dough onto the parchment paper a few inches apart. How many you will fit depends on the size of your air fryer.
- Bake for 8 minutes in the air fryer or until the cookies start to turn golden brown on top.
- Move the cookies on a baking rack to cool.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
If you want to make these cookies in a traditional oven, simply bake them for 10 -12 minutes at 350 degrees.
No, the recipe is really versatile. As long as you are using a 15.25 oz box, you can use any number of flavors that will work will with the chocolate chips. Our favorites are white cake mix, devil's food cake mix and strawberry cake mix.
It depends on the cookie. These cookies took 8 minutes to bake.
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