Muffin Mix Cookies

Have a package of muffin mix, but really craving cookies? You can easily make cookies with muffin mix with just a few other additional ingredients! And they're delicious!

Makes: 15-20 cookies Prep Time: 10 mins Bake Time: 12 mins


– Unsalted butter – Muffin mix – Large egg – Vanilla extract

How Much Butter to Use?

How much butter you need depends on how big your package of muffin mix is. Here are guidelines:

– Two 6.5 oz. bags (total 13 oz.): 1 stick (8 Tbsp) butter – 14.75 oz. box: 9 Tbsp butter – 18.25 oz. box: 10 Tbsp butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees & line baking sheets with parchment paper or Silpats.

Prep Recipe

In the bowl of stand mixer or in large bowl with hand mixer (or wooden spoon or spatula), cream butter until light & fluffy, 2-3 mins.

Make Cookie Dough

Mix egg & vanilla into butter (don't worry if your mixture looks a little runny).

Make Cookie Dough

Add muffin mix to butter mixture & mix until just combined, taking care not to over-mix.

Make Cookie Dough

Scoop about 2 Tbsp of cookie dough (I use a #40 cookie scoop) onto baking sheets.

Scoop Dough

Bake for 11-13 mins, until cookies are just turning golden around edges, but are still soft. 

Bake Cookies

Let cookies cool in pan for a couple mins before moving to wire racks to fully cool.


Muffin mix cookies are nice & soft & perfectly sweet. You won't believe how easy they are to make! 


-Make muffin mix cookies with any flavor muffin mix you want from mixed berry to chocolate chip to banana nut. -If you have a size package of mix not listed, use judgement on how much. butter to use based on other sizes. -You can make cookies with more or less dough, but baking time will vary.


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