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4th of July cake mix cookies stacked on top of each other.

4th of July Cake Mix Cookies

Shanna Allen
These cake mix cookies are so easy and fun to make! Plus they are delicious. They are perfect for any BBQ or 4th of July celebrations. You will only need a couple of basic ingredients to make these tasty treats.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Cookies



  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup salted butter softened
  • patriotic sprinkles

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup salted butter softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5½-6 cups powder sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-size bowl, add cake mix, egg and ½ cup of butter softened.
  • Mix ingredients together and add in the sprinkles.
  • Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 mins.
  • Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet, and place them on a cooling rack.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • In a mixing bowl, add in cream cheese, ½ cup of butter, and vanilla extract. Mix until there are no lumps.
  • Adding one cup at a time mix in powdered sugar.
  • Mix until the frosting is light and fluffy.
  • Using a piping bag, pipe the frosting onto one side of the cookie. Gently place another cookie on top.
  • Hold the cookie on its side and gently cover the frosting with additional sprinkles.
Keyword 4th July cake mix cookies, cake mix cookies
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