Do you like rich, fudgy, chocolate cookies? That you will love the recipe I'm going to share with you today. The only thing better than a good chocolate cookie is a good chocolate butterscotch cookie. That's right, these cookies have the wonderful flavors of chocolate and butterscotch all in one. But even better than that, they are made using cake mix. That means you need just five ingredients to have soft and delicious Chocolate Butterscotch Cake Mix Cookies. You'll also love our Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies.
- Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
- Canola oil
- Butterscotch chips
How to make chocolate butterscotch cake mix cookies
To make these delicious chocolate cookies, you will need a 15.25 oz box of chocolate fudge cake mix. Betty Crocker makes a good one.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Add box of chocolate fudge cake mix, 2 eggs, ½ teaspoon of vanilla, and ⅓ cup of canola oil to a large bowl.
Mix until all the ingredients are combined.
Now it's time to add 1 cup of butterscotch chips.
Mix until the butterscotch chips have been incorporated into the dough.
Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit your cookie sheet and drop cookies by rounded tablespoonful onto the paper spaced about 2 inches apart. You should be able to get 12 cookies on a cookie sheet.
Bake these Chocolate Butterscotch cookies for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees or until the tops have browned a bit. You will want to take these out of the oven when they are still a bit soft in the middle.
Remove the cookies from the pan and place on a cooling rack to cool.
Since this recipe is so easy to make, it is a perfect one to cook with kids. Just supervise them when it comes to the oven.
These chocolate cookies are so soft and moist. They make the perfect snack or midday treat!
Chocolate Butterscotch Cake Mix Cookies
- 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix 15.25 oz
- ⅓ cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup butterscotch chips.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pour the chocolate cake mix into a large bowl.
- Add in ⅓ cup of oil.
- Add 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla to the bowl.
- Now it's time to add 1 cup of butterscotch chips.
- Mix until all the ingredients have been thoroughly combined.
- Use a tablespoon to scoop out the cookie dough and place the cookie dough on the cookie sheet a few inches apart.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes. You’ll want to remove these before they completely firm up.
- After you remove the cookies from the oven, let them cool for a few minutes and then move them to 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
You can use any kind of chip you have on hand - chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, etc... Obviously, you will lose the wonderful butterscotch flavor.
Yes, after they are baked you can freeze them. When ready to eat, thaw for 15-20 minutes.
Yes, as long as they are not over baked. I like to take mine out at exactly 10 minutes for soft cookies.
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These butterscotch cookies look so inviting! my kids are going to love them.
Oooh I love that fudgy texture and how easily the cookies come together. So perfect paired with the butterscotch chips.
These look so yummy and addicting! My family is going to be all over these cookies! Making these later this week! Perfect for family game night, so excited!
These cookies were so decadent and delicious!! My kids and I had a blast making them today!