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“Quick and easy cookie that starts with a cake mix. Add some goodies and these cookies are wonderful. Recipe from Camilla Saulsbury”
5 1/2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition

  • yellow cake mix
  • 14 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 12 cups granola cereal
  • 34 cup dried fruit (raisins,dried cranberries etc.)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, place half of the cake mix along with the brown sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla. Blend with an electric mixer set on medium-high speed for 1-2 minutes until smooth. Stir in remaining cake mix, granola, dried fruit and chocolate chunks with a wooden spoon until all dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Drop dough by teaspoons, 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 9-13 minutes or until set at edges. Cool 1 minute on sheets. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.

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