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Easy Thanksgiving Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Easy Thanksgiving Cookies

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"Easy Thanksgiving cookies. Everyone will think you're a gourmet. These are so simple, yet so delicious. Your friends will think that you spent all day with dozens of ingredients. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 18 cookies Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix cake mix, dried cranberries, vegetable oil, and eggs together in a bowl until dough is smooth. Drop 1 to 2 tablespoons batter per cookie onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through, 6 to 10 minutes. Cool cookies on baking sheet for about 5 minutes; transfer to a sheet of waxed paper to cool completely.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 25 mins


  • Cook's Note:
  • Cookies will never look 'done' as they don't brown up like a traditional cookie does.
  • Store in an airtight storage container. Put wax paper between layers when storing. If cookies become too hard, simply add a piece of bread to the storage container.

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Nov 27, 2013

Very good cookie for a quick cake mix cookie. I could not find an orange cake mix, so I made my own. I had a yellow cake mix and I added 1 tsp. orange extract and 1/4 c. orange juice and zested half of a large orange in to the cake mix. Worked perfectly. In my picture, the cookies on the left we baked after just dropping them on the cookie sheet. The cookies on the right (my preferred way) were how they baked up if I smashed them just a little prior to baking. Nice cookie that you could taste both the orange and the cranberries. I would make these again.

Mar 20, 2014

A great, easy recipe for delicious softer cookies. I added 3/4 c unsweetened flaked coconut, 1 tsp coconut extract, 1/2 c dried cranberries and 1/2 c dark chocolate chips.


3 Ratings

Dec 07, 2013

I love this recipe. I used a chocolate cake and milk chocolate chips and made the best double chocolate chip cookies I have ever put in my mouth. Can't wait to experiment with different cake mixes. Next is yellow cake and semi-sweet chocolate chips for chocolate chip cookies. I may even try a german chocolate version.


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  • Calories
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 194 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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