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Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies


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Recipe Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 24 Cookies
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Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies are a delicious, easy dessert that you can whip up in just a few minutes. These rich, chewy, chocolate cookies are always a crowd-pleaser.

If you like how chewy and easy cake mix cookies are to make, then this is the recipe for you. And, the best part is they don’t require a lot of ingredients.

3 Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies on a wooden chopping board and the other cookies on a cooling rack.

Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Cake mix cookies are easy to make. The history of cake mix cookies is vague but I am so glad that they were invented. The benefits to making cookies out of cake are that there’s less measuring and you get the softest cookies that you’ve ever tried.

Why I Love This Recipe

Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies are soft, chewy, and completely delicious. Since they don’t require a lot of ingredients, I always have the ingredients on hand to make them at any time.

  • Ready in under 30 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Fun to make
  • Looks beautiful on a plate
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love rich cake mix cookies give these Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies a try.

Horizontal image of 3 Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies.

Ingredients

You only need five ingredients to help you make these rich cookies. You might be able to avoid a trip to the grocery store with this easy kid-friendly recipe.

  • chocolate fudge cake mix
  • large eggs
  • vegetable oil
  • chocolate chips
  • chopped walnuts
Ingredients used to make Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies.

Substitutions

Cake Mix: Use devil foods or german chocolate cake mix for this recipe in a pinch.

Nuts: Use your favorite nuts in place of the walnuts if you are out.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make these deliciously chewy cookies.

How to Make Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies

To make these cookies follow the six simple steps below and you will be so glad that you did.

Step 1: Preheat the oven and prepare a baking sheet

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2: Make the cookie dough

Add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.

A hand pouring eggs into cake mix

Step 3: Add in chocolate chips and nuts

Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.

Chocolate chips and nuts added into the cookie dough mix.

Step 4: Shape the cookies

Scoop dough using a cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment-lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.

Scooped cookies being placed onto a baking sheet.

Step 5: Bake the cookies

Bake for 7-10 minutes.

Step 6: Cool the cookies

Remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool.

Baked cookies on a baking sheet.

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Want to change up the flavors of these homemade cookies? Here are some of my favorite ways to switch up this recipe.

Cake Mix: Switch up the flavors of these cookies by using different cake mixes like strawberry or orange.

Chocolate Chips: Use flavored chips like peanut butter, white chocolate, or even caramel to add more flavor to these cookies.

Candy: Instead of chocolate chips, you can add crushed candy like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups or Snickers.

3 Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies on a wooden chopping board.

Serving Suggestions

Are you wondering when you should serve these cookies? The options are endless but here are some of my favorite uses for these cookies.

3 Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies on a wooden chopping board and the other cookies on a cooling rack.

Tips

Want to make sure that your cookies turn out perfectly? Here are my best tips for baking these cookies.

  • Do not overmix your cookie dough, mix until just combined.
  • Be sure to space your cookies out on your baking sheet so that they don’t touch when they spread.
  • If you are out of parchment paper you can use cooking spray instead.

FAQs

Do you have questions about these chocolate cake mix cookies? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days at room temperature.

Can I freeze?

Yes! Freeze for up to 3 months and thaw overnight in the refrigerator.

How to fix over-spreading cookies?

If your cookies are spreading too much while baking, try chilling them in the fridge or freezer before baking.

3 Double Chocolate Walnut Cake Mix Cookies on a wooden chopping board.

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Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe

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Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Corinne Schmitt
These rich, chewy, chocolate cookies are always a crowd-pleaser.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Dessert (Cookies)
Cuisine American
Servings 24 Cookies
Calories 117 kcal

Equipment

  • Cookie Sheet
  • parchment paper
  • Large spoon
  • Large bowl
  • Cookie scoop

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.
  • Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.
  • Scoop dough using a cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool.

Nutrition

Serving: 1CookieCalories: 117kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 156mgPotassium: 75mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 29IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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