I’m sure you can guess by looking at these Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies how long I have waited to share them with you.  Yes, those are Christmas sprinkles!

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies {Satisfy My Sweet Tooth}

But I do think that these Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies would be absolutely adorable with pastel sprinkles for springtime!  These Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies are made using yellow cakes mix so that they have a familiar buttery cake flavor but have a crispy edge like a good cookie.  And of course there are some chocolate chips mixed in for a little extra something special.

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies {Satisfy My Sweet Tooth}

I would love to make another batch of these with pastel sprinkles and white chocolate chips, wrap them in spring cellophane bags tied with colorful ribbon and deliver them to friends as an official welcome to spring!

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies {Satisfy My Sweet Tooth}

This recipe was adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction which is one of my all-time favorite dessert blogs.  I am continually inspired by Sally’s creativity and her photos make my mouth water with each recipe.

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies {Satisfy My Sweet Tooth}

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies

Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 30 cookies

Cookies with a cake-like buttery flavor and speckled with colorful sprinkles


  • 3/4 cup (12 Tbsp) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate or white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup jimmies
  • 1/4 cup nonpareils
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cup butter yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  1. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugars.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Add flour, cake mix, baking soda and baking powder and mix well.
  4. Mix in chocolate chips.
  5. Add both types of sprinkles and mix just to combine (do not overmix or colors from sprinkles may bleed into dough).
  6. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Form dough into balls and do not flatten the dough. Place dough balls onto cookie sheets.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes.
  10. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  11. Recipe adapted from [Sally's Baking Addictionhttp://sallysbakingaddiction.com]

Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies {Satisfy My Sweet Tooth}

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7 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Cassie | Bake Your Day
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    I love these! Sprinkles are my favorite 🙂


  2. Liz
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 1:22 pm

    Ah, who cares what color the sprinkles are, I’d eat them! Have a great weekend Mercedes!


  3. sally @ sallys baking addiction
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 1:25 pm

    well I obviously LOVE these, no matter what color the sprinkles are! so glad you made them Mercedes. 🙂


    • Mercedes
      Apr 01, 2013 @ 8:58 pm

      I loved them Sally! Thank you for the continued inspiration!


  4. luv what you do
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 9:09 pm

    I love Sally’s blog too! She always has me drooling! These look so soft and chewy. I love that you can adapt your colors for each holiday.


  5. Laura (Tutti Dolci)
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 10:34 pm

    Who doesn’t love funfetti? These cookies are too cute!


  6. emily (a nutritionist eats)
    Mar 29, 2013 @ 9:24 am

    Funfetti has always been my preferred birthday cake so I can say with certainty that I would love these.


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