Texas Sheetcake Cookies

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These Texas Sheetcake Cookies are every chocolate lovers dream. Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Cookies are so delicious and easy to make.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 18 minutes
Texas Sheetcake Cookies with a glass of milk.

These Texas Sheetcake Cookies are every chocolate lovers dream. These chocolately cookies are so delicious and easy to make.

Texas Sheetcake Cookies with a glass of milk.

This Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Cookies is fool proof and only use one bowl. Texas Sheet Cake Cookies will easily become your new favorite cake like cookies. For more easy recipes that start with a box of cake mix, check out this recipe collection!


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  • 20 Minute Dessert: These chocolate Texas sheet cake cookies take under 20 minute to make!
  • Easy Ingredients: For the cookie base you only need 3 ingredients and the frosting only use 4!
  • Family Friendly: Your family will be drooling over these Texas sheet cake cookies.
Texas Sheetcake Cookies stacked with a bite taken out of one.

Ingredient Notes

  • Chocolate Cake Mix: For the cookie base, you will need a box of chocolate cake mix.
  • Eggs: You will need 2 large eggs to add to the cake mix.
  • Oil: Vegetable or canola oil both work in this recipe.
  • Butter: For the frosting you will need unsalted butter that has been softened.
  • Cocoa Powder: You will need to add a good quality cocoa powder such as a dutch chocolate to the frosting.
  • Milk: You can use whatever type of milk you have to add to the frosting.
  • Powdered Sugar: Powdered sugar is what is going to give the frosting its thick consistency.
Cake mix, butter, chocolate and eggs to make the cake.

Equipment Needed for Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

  • Baking Sheet
  • Large Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Saucepan

How to Make Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Cookies

These are the basic steps for making Texas Sheet Cake Cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Adding the cake mix to the oil and stirring to make a batter.

STEP 1: MAKE THE COOKIES

In a large bowl stir together the cake mix, oil, and eggs. Preheat the oven and line a the baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a cookie scoop to scoop the chocolate cookie dough to the cookie sheet and bake for 7-8 minutes. Allow for cookies to cool down on the pan before transferring to a cooling rack.

STEP 2: MAKE THE FROSTING

To make the chocolate frosting, melt butter on the stove top in saucepan over medium heat. Then add the unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and whole milk and remove from heat. Once taken off the heat add the powdered sugar and mix until completely smooth.

STEP 3: FROST THE COOKIES

When the icing is still warm, spoon onto each cookie and enjoy!

Dropping on the batter with the scoop and the cookies after they have baked.

Prep and Storage Tips for these Texas Sheet Cake Cookies Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead follow the steps are usually and store cookies in an air tight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store the cookies in an air safe container at room temperature. Cookies can be placed in the freezer in a freezer bag or airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT MAKES TEXAS SHEET CAKE DIFFERENT?

What makes Texas sheet cake different from regular cake is that you only need to use one bowl for the type of recipe and there is not any complicated steps.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE VANILLA CAKE IN PLACE OF CHOCOALTE?

You could totally switch up the cake box flavor you use for a different variation of Texas sheet cake cookies.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Yes, this recipe can be easily doubled or halved just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

DOES TEXAS SHEET CAKE HAVE TO BE REFRIGERATED?

No you do not need to put this texas sheet cake recipes in the fridge.

A stack of Texas Sheetcake Cookies with a cup of milk in the background.

Expert Tips for Making This Texas Sheetcake Cookies Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making these brownie cake cookies for a large gathering or party you can easily double the recipe by proportionally increasing the ingredients to fit your desired yield.
  • Vanilla Cake Mix: For a slight variation to these cookies, you use can vanilla cake mix to have a chocolate and vanilla cookie.
  • Add Nuts: To add more a little crunch to the cake like cookies you add nuts like pecans or walnuts.
  • Triple Chocolate: To make even chocolatey and rich, you can also top these cookies with semi-sweet chocolate chips or decorate with melted chocolate such as white or colored melting wafers. This will up the chocolate flavor.

What to Serve with Texas Sheetcake Cookies

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Texas Sheetcake Cookies with a glass of milk.

Texas Sheetcake Cookies

Yield: 24 Cookies
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 18 minutes
These Texas Sheetcake Cookies are every chocolate lovers dream. Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Cookies are so delicious and easy to make.
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Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • cup oil

Frosting:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 ½ cups powdered sugar

Instructions

Cookies:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl combine cake mix, eggs, and oil until well combined – mixture will be thick.
  • Scoop batter onto baking sheet and bake 7-8 minutes.
  • Cool 5 minutes on sheet before moving to rack.

Frosting:

  • In a saucepan over medium heat whisk butter, cocoa powder, and milk until butter is melted and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Spoon frosting on each cookie.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making these brownie cake cookies for a large gathering or party you can easily double the recipe by proportionally increasing the ingredients to fit your desired yield.
  • Vanilla Cake Mix: For a slight variation to these cookies, you use can vanilla cake mix to have a chocolate and vanilla cookie.
  • Add Nuts: To add more a little crunch to the cake like cookies you add nuts like pecans or walnuts.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 20 Minutes, cake box mix, chococlate, cookies, cookies with frosting, easy dessert, frosting

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