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Birthday Cake Cookies

Discover how to make delicious birthday cake cookies using Funfetti cake mix with our easy, fun-filled recipe perfect for celebrations!

birthday cake cookies

Are you ready to whip up something irresistibly fun and fabulously festive? Today we’re sharing a treat that marries the joy of birthdays and the comfort of cookies into one delightful package: birthday cake cookies. Made with cake mix.

If you’ve ever wished you could capture the festive spirit of a birthday cake in a more bite-sized form, then you’re in for a treat.

Now, let’s be real – who doesn’t love a good birthday party? The balloons, the streamers, and of course, the cake! But sometimes, you crave that celebratory slice of cake without all the fuss.

birthday cake cookie recipe

That’s where this birthday cake cookie recipe comes into play. They pack all the punch of a festive birthday cake into a portable, unique cookie that’s bursting with colors and flavors.

Making these cookies is as easy as pie – or should we say, as easy as cake! There’s no need for measuring flour or sugar; the cake mix takes care of all the sweetness and structure you need.

Plus, those iconic Funfetti sprinkles are built right in, making each cookie a mini party on its own.

birthday cake mix cookies

Whether you’re throwing a party, treating the kids, or just looking to brighten your day, these birthday cake cookies are here to turn up the fun. They’re cheerful, they’re easy, and they’re downright delicious.

So why wait for the next birthday to roll around? Grab that box of Funfetti cake mix, and let’s get baking! These cookies are just a few simple steps away from bringing joy right to your kitchen table.

birthday cake cookies on a wire rack

Scroll down to find out how to create these little wonders and get ready to make every day feel like a celebration! Here’s what you’re going to need.


  • 15.25 oz box of Funfetti Cake Mix
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • Vanilla frosting for garnish (or color/flavor of your choice)
  • Sprinkles for garnish

Tips and Thoughts for This Recipe

Do not overmix the batter when making the cookies. These cookies are mixed by hand, do not use an electric mixer.

If you don’t have funfetti cake mix, you can use a box of white cake mix and add your own sprinkles.

These unique cookies are sweet and have a wonderful cakey consistency. You really taste the vanilla “cake batter” flavor!

birthday cake mix cookie recipe

Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for 4-5 days.

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Yield: 18 cookies

Birthday Cake Cookies

birthday cake mix cookies

Learn how to make this festive birthday cake cookie recipe using cake mix - perfect for any celebration.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • 15.25 oz Funfetti Cake Mix (1 box)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • Vanilla frosting for garnish
  • Sprinkles for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.Funfetti cake mix, oil, eggs, butter, frosting, and sprinkles
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the cake mix, oil, butter, and eggs. Using a wooden spoon, mix until all ingredients are combined.Add the cake mix, oil, butter and eggs
  3. Using a cookie scoop, add cookies to the baking sheet spaced 1 1/2 - 2 inches apart.Use a cookie scoop to add the cookie balls to the cookie sheet
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the edges are beginning to brown.Bake until the edges are beginning to brown
  5. Remove from heat and carefully move the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.Move the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely
  6. Once the cookies have cooled, add 1/2 cup of vanilla frosting to a microwave safe bowl. Heat in 10 second increments until completely melted. Stir with a spoon between heating.Microwaved frosting next to the cooling rack
  7. Dip one side of each cookie into the melted frosting then add sprinkles before the frosting sets.dipping the cookie in frosting and then adding sprinkles

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 157Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 187mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g

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