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Simple Strawberry Cake Box Cookie Recipe

These strawberry cake mix cookies are not only incredibly tasty but super fun to make. Rolling the dough in sprinkles and finishing with a chocolatey kiss makes them a delightful treat for kids and adults alike!

Simple Strawberry Cake Box Cookie Recipe

I'm all about finding those quick and easy recipes that satisfy my cravings without needing a ton of ingredients or effort. That's why I absolutely love cake mix cookies, and my current favorite version is a delightful strawberry twist.

These strawberry cake box cookies are incredibly simple to whip up. The base is the soft, pillowy cookie you get from a cake mix, rolled in colorful sprinkles for a touch of whimsy, and finished with a classic Hershey's Kiss nestled right in the middle. It's a winning combo of flavors and textures!

Strawberry Cake Mix Cookie Tools & Ingredients

Before you begin this baking adventure, here's what you'll need:


  • Measuring cups
  • Large bowl
  • Silicone spoon
  • Standard cookie scoop
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Cooling rack
Strawberry Cake Mix Cookie Tools & Ingredients


  • 1 (15.25 oz) box strawberry cake mix
  • ½ cup oil (vegetable or canola work great)
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup colorful sprinkles
  • 24 unwrapped Hershey's Kisses

Strawberry Cookie Instructions (printable recipe below!)

Get ready to add a pop of color and sweetness to your baking routine!

Preheat: Let's get that oven nice and toasty at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prep your pan: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. This will prevent sticking and make for easier cleanup!

Mix it up: In a large bowl, combine the strawberry cake mix, oil, and eggs. Stir until a lovely, thick dough forms.

Easy Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies

Sprinkle time: Pour your sprinkles into a plate or shallow bowl. Use the cookie scoop to form dough balls, then give the rounded side a good roll in the sprinkles. Place them sprinkle-side up on the baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.

Simple Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies

Bake: Pop those beauties into the oven for 8-9 minutes. You'll know they're done when they're slightly puffed and set around the edges.

Chocolatey goodness: Right when the cookies come out of the oven, gently press a Hershey's Kiss into the center of each one. The warmth of the cookie will soften the chocolate just enough.

Strawberry Cookies with Sprinkles

Cool down: Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack and let them cool completely. This lets the chocolate set and ensures the cookies are perfect for enjoying.

Strawberry Cake Box Cookies
Yield: 24

Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies

Simple Strawberry Cake Box Cookie Recipe

A simple strawberry cake mix cookie base rolled in sprinkles and topped with a Hershey's Kiss!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 15.25 oz box Strawberry Cake Mix
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sprinkles
  • 24 Hershey’s Kisses, unwrapped


    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. Mix the cake mix, oil, and eggs by hand, until a dough forms.
    4. Use the cookie scoop to gather balls of dough, and drop the rounded side into a plate of sprinkles.
    5. Turn the ball of dough over (sprinkle side up), and set on the baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
    6. Bake cookies for 8-9 minutes, then remove from the oven.
    7. Immediately, gently push a Hershey’s Kiss into the center of each cookie.
    8. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.


Store in an airtight container for 2-3 days.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 46mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 2g

Customize Your Cake Box Cookies

This recipe is super versatile! Try adding white chocolate chips to the dough for extra sweetness. For a festive twist, use themed sprinkles for holidays or events. The possibilities are endless!

  • Chocolate Lovers Twist: Fold in a cup of milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips along with the sprinkles for an extra burst of chocolatey goodness. You could even use white chocolate chips for a “strawberries and cream” vibe.
  • Fruity Fun: Instead of sprinkles, try rolling the cookie dough in finely crushed freeze-dried strawberries. This gives a more intense strawberry flavor and a unique texture.
  • Nutty Surprise: Add ½ cup of chopped pecans or walnuts to the dough for a delightful crunch and a touch of nutty flavor.
  • Drizzle Delight: After the cookies have cooled, melt some white chocolate and drizzle it over the top. You can even mix in a little pink food coloring to the white chocolate for a pretty, strawberry-themed look.

Let me know if you try these out, and I hope they bring a burst of strawberry sweetness to your day!

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Simple Strawberry Cake Box Cookie Recipe
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