Fruitcake Cookies Made Easy

“These are really easy -- they're made with a boxed spice cake mix! My mom gave me this recipe.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
40
YIELD:
40 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 1/4 ounce) box spice cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup oil
  • 3 tablespoons water, if needed for easier mixing
  • 1 cup mixed candied fruit, chopped
  • 1 cup pecans or 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Mix well the cake mix, eggs, and oil. Stir in chopped candied fruit and the chopped nuts. Drop with 1" cookie scoop (making walnut-sized balls) onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Makes about 40 cookies (or more).

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