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Super Simple Snickers Cake Cookies

Snicker Cake Cookies - Mama Knows It All

What do you do with leftover Halloween candy? Make Snickers cookies!

I love to bake. All I need is my sidekick daughter, a little inspiration, and butter. Lots and lots of butter.

My baking inspiration with these cookies came from a challenge.

My husband and his co-workers are having a competition to see who can make the best cookie, and of course, we’d like Team Riley to win.

The winner won’t get a cash prize or a plaque.

Instead, we’ll whoever wins will get bragging rights, and that rocks pretty hard, too! I think our Super Simple Snickers Cake Cookies are real contenders, too.

These cookies are soft, moist, and incredibly easy to make.

Initially I was going to make Monster Cookies.

Since Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies became our specialty last year (thanks to lots of tweaking of the recipe until we got it perfect), I thought Monster Cookies with its oatmeal base would be a good way to branch out into uncharted cookie territory.

As I browsed Pinterest for ideas, though, I came across this recipe by Christina’s Adventures and was intrigued by her use of cake mix for cookie batter.

I went on the Betty Crocker site like she suggested, and decided to revise a recipe that I found.

What resulted is, I’m sure, a winning cookie!

Super Simple Snickers Cake Cookies


  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon Jack Daniels Honey Whisky (you can use vanilla!)
  • 1egg
  • 1 8 oz bag of Snickers Minis chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients except for Snickers with a hand mixer.
  3. Gently stir in chopped Snickers using a spoon.
  4. Place spoonfuls of the dough onto a cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes.
  6. Remove cookies from cookie pan and immediately place on cooling rack covered in parchment paper. Some of the caramel from the Snickers may have oozed out making the bottom sticky, so move cookies carefully.


Snicker Cake Cookies - Mama Knows It All

Snicker Cake Cookies - Mama Knows It All

Snicker Cake Cookies - Mama Knows It All

Snicker Cake Cookies - Mama Knows It All

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Notorious Spinks

Thursday 18th of September 2014

Tell A to save me some! Looks like they are finger licking good.


Monday 15th of September 2014

mmm those look so good! And your little girl is SO cute! Thanks for linking to my site :)