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This Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe of Peppermint Chocolate Cake Cookies are made with a simple boxed cake mix

Chocolate Peppermint Cake Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Author Kelley @ Miss Information Blog

Ingredient List

  • Cookies:
  • 1 Box Pillsbury Devils Food Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 eggs
  • Icing:
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • Topping:
  • 1/4 cup Crushed Candy Canes or 1/2 Teaspoon of peppermint oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together all the cookie ingredients.
  3. Roll into 1� balls and place on a cookie sheet.
  4. Put into the oven for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Take out and let cool for about 5 minutes then transfer to a wire cooling wrack placed over a piece of parchment paper.
  6. Let the cookies cool and make your icing.
  7. If you choose to use peppermint oil them mix it in with the icing.
  8. Spoon icing over the tops of the cookies then sprinkle on the peppermint.
  9. Let the icing fully dry then package your Chocolate Peppermint Cake Cookies however you wish!