Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

I recently found this recipe for Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies!  I can't remember who originally shared the link but it's a pretty simple/easy recipe so I decided to give it a try this weekend.  It was also an opportunity for me to test out taking some pictures. I have been considering upgrading my digital SLR... but that is for another post.

For now here is the recipe!

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies (Thanks:  
makes about 2 dozen cookies
  • 1 box (18.25 oz) strawberry cake mix (like Duncan Hines)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable/canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.  FYI - I used dark chocolate chip cookies.  The only issue with them is that these are larger chips.  The recipe may be best with using the mini-chocolate chips?  I'll maybe try that next time!  
Preheat oven to 350F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix and baking powder. Set aside. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, and vanilla by hand. Add the egg mixture to the cake mixture and stir to form a dough- stir vigorously until all of the pockets of dry cake mix are gone.  Gently mix in the chocolate chips.
Drop rounded balls of dough, about 2.5 Tablespoons each, onto prepared baking sheet.  Stick a few more chocolate chips on top of the cookie dough balls if you want them for looks, if desired.  Make sure the balls of dough are taller than they are wide.  See here for more details.
Bake for 10 minutes – do not let the cookies get brown.  Allow to cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes; they will  be very soft at first. As they cool, the tops may settle down; press them down gently with your fingers if they are not sinking much. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store in an airtight container, for up to one week.

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  1. Well how clever is this! I have never heard of biscuits (haha we don't call them cookies) being made with a cake mix. I WILL try this (after I've moved in properly to my new castle that is)
    But they look delish!! But did they last a whole week in the airtight container?? Bet they didn't!
    Rest up dear girl and get your strength.