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I want a simple easy Cookie recipe and a cake one as well anyone got any?

Jennifer - posted on 10/14/2009 ( 31 moms have responded )




I love to bake and im in one of my baking moods. I want a simple and easy baking recipe.


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Sydney - posted on 02/14/2014




Buy the yellow cake in the box and follow the batter directions and add cinnamon even add a bit of fruit purée bake it and sprinkle sugar on top it is yummy and all kids will eat it because of the sugar or you can add a bit of glaze by mixing a little drop of milk sugar and cinnamon and put it in the microwave it will blow your mind

Rosie - posted on 10/21/2009






4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
A small splash of vanilla extract
1 large coffee mug (MicroSafe)

Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
Pour in the milk and oil and mix well..
Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.
Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts.
The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed!
Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.
EAT ! (this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous).
And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world?
Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night!

Kimberly - posted on 10/21/2009




Dump Cake

Layer in 13x9 glass pan

1 can of Crushed Pineapple
1 can of Cherry Pie filling ( or favorite fruit filling)
1/2 - 3/4 crushed fine walnuts, pecans or other nut choice
1 Box Dry Butter or Yellow Cake Mix
Pour over all 1/2 cup melted butter

Bake at 375
for 35 minutes or until golden on top

serve warm with ice cream
or I like it in the fridge overnight

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6 oz chocolate chips

6 oz butterscotch chips

1 cup peanuts

3 oz chow mein noodles

Melt chips in double boiler. Stir in nuts and noodles. Drop by teaspoonfuls unto waxed paper and let set. Store in air tight container in fridge.

Holly - posted on 10/20/2009




Super-Moist Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Makes: 12 servings Total Time: 35 min
Submitted by: adriana395
Category: Desserts Sub Category: Cakes


* 1 box (18 ounces) chocolate cake mix
* 1 cup KRAFT Mayonnaise
* 1 cup water
* 3 eggs
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour two 9-inch round cake pans*; set aside.

2. In large bowl, with electric mixer on low speed, beat cake mix, mayonnaise, water, eggs and cinnamon 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed, scraping sides occasionally, 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pans.

3. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. On wire rack, cool 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Sprinkle, if desired, with confectioners’ sugar or fill and frost.
*Or, prepare cake mix as above in 13×9-inch baking pan and bake 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

I like to use Devil's food cake mix. ALL of my family & friends LOVE this recipe. My husband who could careless for any cake, especially chocolate, absolutely loves this cake!

Pecan Coconut-Topped Cake
Combine 1 cup flaked coconut, 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar and 1/2 cup chopped pecans, then sprinkle over cake batter in 13×9-inch baking dish before baking.

Decadent Chocolate Lava Cake
Combine 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant pudding, 2 cups water, 2 cups milk and 1/3 cup sugar until blended, then pour over cake batter in 13×9-inch baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted along edge comes out clean and serve warm.

Yellow Mayonnaise Cake
Substitute 1 box (18 ounces) yellow cake mix for chocolate cake mix.

Twyla - posted on 10/19/2009





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The easiest cookie recipe I know is for Peanut Butter cookies. 1 egg, 1 cup of peanut butter and 1 cup of sugar. bake in 350 degree oven for 8 - 10 minutes.

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The easiest cookies in the world, and so delicious! Cake Mix Cookies: Mix together 1 box of yellow cake mix, 1/3 cup oil, and 2 eggs. Then add 1 bag of dried cranberries and mix well. Drop on cookie sheet and sprinkle a mixture of cinnamon sugar on top of each one before baking. Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes. You can try different flavors of cake mix as well as different dried fruit, of course, but this is the one I like the best. Happy baking!

Wanda - posted on 10/19/2009




Jennifer this was handed down to me by a cook from the school I have used it with many flavors you can add things as well like chocolate chips, coconut, nuts etc..
1 pkg. any flavor Pillsbury Plus Cake Mix

1/2 c. margarine or butter, softened

1 egg

Combine all ingredients at low speed until thoroughly moistened. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 for 9-12 minutes. Cool two minutes; remove from pans.

Tips: If using chocolate cake mix, add 2 Tbsp. water to ingredients

If desired, stir in 1 c. chocolate chips or 1/2 c. chopped nuts.

If desired, frost cookies with your favorite flavor of frosting.

For sandwich cookies, spread frosting between 2 cookies.

Faith - posted on 10/19/2009




Rolled Pumpkin Spice can find the recipe on the Sample Menu of Yummy and perfect for little helpers!

Shelley - posted on 10/19/2009




1 cup peanut butter

1 egg

1 cup of sugar

mix all together and form like anyother peanut butter cookie. press with fork. bake at 350 until done. time varies on size of cookies. keep an eye on them as they bake. easy and very good peanut butter flavor. one of my favorites that is so easy and quick to make. enjoy!!

Nicole - posted on 10/18/2009




Chocolate Cheesecake Candy Cane Bars


* 20 chocolate wafer cookies
* 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
* 1 tablespoon sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon ground coffee beans
* 1/4 teaspoon fine salt


* 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
* 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
* 2/3 cup sugar
* 1/2 cup sour cream
* 2 large eggs, room temperature


* 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
* 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
* 1 teaspoon light or dark corn syrup
* 2 tablespoons sour cream, room temperature
* 1/2 cup crushed candy canes (see Cooks Note)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8-inch square baking dish with foil.

For the crust: Process the chocolate wafers in a food processor with the butter, sugar, coffee, and salt until fine. Evenly press the crust into the prepared dish covering the bottom completely. Bake until the crust sets, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, make the filling: Put the chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl; heat at 75 percent power until softened, about 2 minutes. Stir, and continue to microwave until completely melted, up to 2 minutes more. (Alternatively put the chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Bring a saucepan filled with an inch or so of water to a very slow simmer; set the bowl over, but not touching, the water, and stir occasionally until melted and smooth.)

Blend the cream cheese, sugar, and sour cream together in the food processor until smooth. Scrape down the sides, as needed. Add the eggs and pulse until just incorporated. With the food processor running, pour the chocolate into the wet ingredients and mix until smooth.

Pour the filling evenly over the crust. Bake until filling puffs slightly around the edges, but is still a bit wobbly in the center, about 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on a rack.

For the Glaze: Put the chocolate, butter and corn syrup in microwave safe bowl. Heat glaze in the microwave at 75 percent power until melted, about 2 minutes. Stir the ingredients together until smooth; add the sour cream. Spread glaze evenly over the warm cake and scatter the crushed candy canes over top. Cool completely, then refrigerate overnight.

Cut into small bars or squares. Serve chilled or room temperature.

Store cookies covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days

Jenelle - posted on 10/18/2009




Quoting LONNA:

Hi to this...but an easy cookie recipe is
1 box of cake mix....yellow works best
1 stick of butter
1 8 oz of cream cheese.

cream butter and cream cheese together
add cake mix...
scoop onto cookie sheet
bake for 10 min at 350 degrees well with vanilla and chocolate flavor cake mixes as well...havent tried any others yet


Shirley - posted on 10/18/2009




bog standard sponge...6ounces of margerine,self raising flour,castor sugar,3 eggs mix all together for 5 minutes with electric mix..(add cocoa powder for chocholate cake..put jam or treacle in dish sponge mix on top...line pastry case add jam top with sponge mix.).... bake in oven 180.... 20/40mins ....great for kids to help with.

Linda - posted on 10/18/2009




Jennifer, I have a no bake cookie recipe that my family loves. They have became a holiday tradition around our house and a large family favorite. These do call for Peanut Butter so if you or anyone in your family is allergic I apologize.

1/2 cup milk

2 cups white sugar

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

3 tablespoons peanut butter

1/2 cup butter

3 cups rolled oats

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Wipe 1" wide band of butter around the rim of a 3 quart pan to prevent boil-over.

Combine milk, sugar, cocoa, butter and peanut butter.

Stir and bring to boil over medium heat. Let boil for 1 1/2 minutes, do not stir.

Remove from heat. Stir in oats and vanilla. Stir until oats evenly distributed.

Drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper. Cool. Makes 4 to 5 dozen.

Caution if the kids are around when you make these they go very fast. My family has a hard time waiting for these cookies to cool they like them so much.

Also we have made what we call hockey pucks. And the kids love to help with this one.

They are simply

Two ritz crackers put peanut butter on one and put the other cracker on top. melt choclate chips and dip the crackers to fully coat and place on wax paper to dry. you can also decorate these with sprinkles b4 the choclate dries if you would like to make them a bit festive.

Hope you enjoy

Robin - posted on 10/17/2009




This is sooo easy. Go to the store and buy a box of Pillsbury Funfetti Cake mix. On the side of the box, there is a recipe of how to take that cake mix and turn it into cookies. My kids ate these soooo fast!! You can get the Funfetti frosting to smooth over the cookies and wha-laaa, an easy cookie recipe for only 3 buckS!!!

Gina - posted on 10/17/2009




Here is one that is good and everyone loves it. One pan and one fork is all ya dirty. It is so, you can make your favorite cake and pie filling together. White cake/blueberry or Choc/cherry pie filling are 2 of our favorites. Only takes a couple mins to mix up.

Fast and Fun Cake

1 box cake mix.

1/3 c oil

1 egg

1 c water

1 can pie filling

powder sugar (opt.)

Preheat ove 350 F.

In a regular cake pan, put in the oil and swirl around to cover the bottom. Next put in the cake mix. I make a little pocket for the water and egg. I beat the egg and water together a bit before mixing in with the cake. Keep mixing till cake mix is moist. Spread evenly in pan. Spoon on pie filling then marble. Put in oven for about 40-45 mins. After about 30 mins I sprinkle some powder sugar over the top. It is good to serve warm with ice cream.

Another site I use to find new ideas is This site is set up so others can make comments about recipes.

Naomi - posted on 10/16/2009




Lemon Drop Cookies

1 box yellow cake mix
2 cups cool whip
1 egg
Powdered sugar

Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Drop teaspoonfuls into some powdered sugar, roll to coat, place on cookie sheet, bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes, place on rack to cool. (Sometimes we mix it up with other cake flavors as well, like strawberry or chocolate)

Sarah - posted on 10/16/2009




dump cake

one can of crushed pineapple, one can or cherry pie filling, box of yellow cake mix and butter

dump the pineapple and cherry pie filling in a cake pan-ungressed-spred out

dump dry yellow cake mix on top and add some butter on top

bake at 350 till top is brown let cool and enjoy

Jenita - posted on 10/16/2009




I have a Cream Cheese Pound Cake recipe.
1 lb I Can't Believe Its Not Butter
1 cream cheese
3 c sugar
5-6 eggs
3 c flour
2 tbls flavor

Preheat oven on 325. Spray pan. Everything at room temp.

Mix butter & cream cheese.
Then add sugar & eggs, and mix together.
Add flour & mix in batter (use spatula to go around bowl & make sure it get mixed too).
Last, add your flavor & mix.

Pour in cake pan & let cook for about 1 hr & 15 mins (electric stove) 1 hr (gas stove)
Let cool & enjoy.

Mesha - posted on 10/16/2009




Hey Jennifer,
My husband and I LOVE these cookies.....They are so EASY to make...


1 c. sugar
1 c. peanut butter
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. peanut butter chips

Mix together and bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Dianna - posted on 10/16/2009




Hi Jennifer,

This is my most favorite cookie recipe. I have some in the oven right now. !! !

Potato Chip Cookies


2 cups brown sugar

1 cup Crisco butter flavor

2 eggs

2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup crushed potato chips

1 cup chopped nuts-I use pecans


Cream sugar..crisco,..eggs. Add the rest and mix well. 350 degrees for 10 to 12 mins.



Allison - posted on 10/16/2009




lonna-i'm totally going to try that recipe. i love easy recipes with not alot of ingredients. what i do alot for cake and cookies-it's the same recipe. i can of fruit-any kind but if it's really chunky or fruit 1/2 buzz in blender. add to any cake mix, mix and bake. easy. i use a can of pumpkin and spice cake mix alot and you can even throw in a handful or 2 of choc. chips. also can of cherry pie filling with devils food. awesome. can make this cake in the microwave. a spoonful of pie filling in the bottom of microwave safe pan, mix cake mix and remaining pie filling together, pour in pan, microwave on hi 15-20 minutes, 1-2x depending on microwave then let sit and it will continue to cook. flip out on a plate and add shredded choc on top. and a little whip cream and it looks great.

also for shortbread cookies: 4 cup flour, 1 cup cold butter, 1 cup sugar. cut in butter to four and sugar, knead until smooth, pat into pan, pierce with fork, bake 325 degrees for 30 min or until brown.

i made half this recipe and the cookies didn't last that long!! cut them when they get out of the oven they will not cut that well when they cool.

Victoria - posted on 10/16/2009




Hey! I loooove to bake and here I have a real easy cake recipe for you. I have my toddler help me since it is real simple to make. I make everything from scratch - I hate store bought cake mixes, no offense anyone.

Vanilla Cake

12 ounces wheat flour

2 teaspoon baking powder

6 ounces butter (salted)

6 eggs

1 cup of milk

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

a splash of rum (optional, but highly recommended)


1- in a bowl beat sugar, butter, and egg yolks until you get a creamy mixture

2- in another bowl combine the flour and the baking powder.

3 - combine the milk, vanilla and rum in another bowl

4 - in another bowl beat the egg whites

3- Combine the flour with the sugar mixture little by little (use a sieve), alternate with small amounts of milk until it is all combined. Beat.

4- Carefully fold in the beated egg whites.

5- Put mix in a cake dish (buttered n floured) and stick in the oven at 350 until it is done, about 25-30 minutes.

I hope you like it!!

LONNA - posted on 10/16/2009




Hi to this...but an easy cookie recipe is

1 box of cake mix....yellow works best

1 stick of butter

1 8 oz of cream cheese.

cream butter and cream cheese together

add cake mix...

scoop onto cookie sheet

bake for 10 min at 350 degrees well with vanilla and chocolate flavor cake mixes as well...havent tried any others yet

Tammy - posted on 10/15/2009




I have a simple icing recipe. It's great on chocolate cake.

1c milk

2TSP flour

cook on medium heat until thick,

let cool completely

In bowl mix

1c sugar

1c shortening

2 T vanilla

When milk mixture is totally cool add to sugar shortening mixture

beat for 10 minutes

Cathy - posted on 10/15/2009




Hi Jennifer! I love to bake too and this from now til Christmas that is what I do alot of! I am copying two of my favorite recipes for cookies and cake that I hope you will love. I got them both from my Down Home Cooking without the Down Home Fat cookbook. All the recipes are fast and easy (thats the best part) and delicious! You should also check out their Cooking for Busy People webite. They have alot of free recipes that you can try as well! I hope you enjoy these!

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

It doesn’t get any easier than this super-soft cookie.

1 (18 1/4-ounce) box Devil’s food cake mix with pudding

1 1/2 cups lite cherry pie filling

1 teaspoon almond extract

1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Chocolate frosting (optional)

• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

• Spray a cookie sheet with nonfat cooking spray.

• Combine the cake mix, pie filling, almond extract, and chocolate chips, if using, in a large bowl.

• Mix well with a spoon.

• Drop the dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.

• Bake the cookies for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

• Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet to a wire rack and cool.

• Frost with the chocolate frosting, if desired.

Note: Do not store in an airtight container which may cause the cookies to get too soft.

Yield: 48 servings

Calories: 52; Fat: 1g (19% fat); Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Protein: 1g; Sodium: 84mg

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes per 2 dozen.

Total time: 30 minutes

Snack Cake

When serving this warm the wonderful aroma entices everybody.

3 1/2 cups reduced-fat baking mix

1 1/2 Citrus Spice cups orange juice

2/3 plus 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 plus 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 egg whites

2 tablespoons applesauce

• Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

• Spray an 11 x 17-inch jelly roll pan with nonfat cooking spray.

• Combine the baking mix, orange juice, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and cinnamon in a medium bowl; mix well.

• Spread the mixture into the prepared pan.

• Combine the remaining 2/3 cup brown sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle over the cake.

• Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.

Yield: 20 servings

Calories: 141; Fat: 1g (9% fat); Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 260mg

Preparation time: 7 to 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 to 18 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes or less

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