Looking for a quick and easy after school snack? It really doesn't get much easier than these Easy Cake Mix Butter Pecan Cookies. You just need 4 ingredients to make these and the pecan flavor cannot be beat! If you are a cookie fan, you also don't want to miss our M&M Cookie Sandwiches, our Brown Butter Heath Bar Cookies and our Reese's Cookie Sandwiches. Be sure to also try our Confetti Cookies with Cake Mix and our Lemon Cake Mix Cookies.
Why butter pecan cake mix cookies are so easy
The secret ingredient to making these cookies is cake mix. That's right, it's not just for cake! Cake mix cookies are so simple to make, you'll want to give this a try even if you don't consider yourself a baker.
How to make cake mix butter pecan cookies
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Add butter pecan cake mix to a large mixing bowl. Crack two eggs and add them to the bowl.
Add in melted butter and pecans and mix well.
Refrigerate the dough for one hour.
Remove from the refrigerator and roll the dough into tablespoon sized balls. Place the balls on a non-stick baking sheet. I love this set of baking sheets because of the different sizes. You can also lay out a piece of parchment paper and place the dough balls on top of the parchment.
Bake the butter pecan cake mix cookies at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until cookies are set and lightly browned.
Let cool and enjoy!
Easy Cake Mix Butter Pecan Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Pour cake mix into a large mixing bowl.
- Crack two eggs.
- Pour in melted butter.
- Add pecans and mix well.
- Refrigerate for one hour.
- Roll the dough into tablespoon sized balls.
- Place on non-stick baking sheet or lay out a piece of parchment paper and place on top of that.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are set and lightly browned at 350 degrees.
- Serve & enjoy!!!
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. I like larger chunks of pecans in my cookies, but you can also chop them up a bit to get smaller pieces that will be spread more throughout the cookie.
Chocolate chips are a wonderful addition! You might also add butterscotch chips or toffee bits.
You can store these in an air tight container for up to five days.