German Chocolate Cookies
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
Makesabout 3-1/2 dozen
- 1 package German chocolate cake mix (regular size)
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup raisins
- In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, oats and eggs until well blended. Stir in the chocolate chips and raisins.
- Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool for 5 minutes; before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 205 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Apr 20, 2018
Took these cookies to work and they were gone in a flash! Very easy to make.
May 10, 2017
We are not big raisin fans around here so we went for pecans instead and they were very good and of course my 'guinea pigs' at the office loved them. Next time I might add coconut along with the oats and nuts. But great recipe!
Jan 27, 2016
Wonderful easy and delicious recipe! I substituted pecans for the raisins and they were a real hit at my office. I will definitely be making these again.
Mar 27, 2015
These are yummy and simple. I use walnuts instead of raisins. Thank you for this recipe.
Oct 13, 2014
I make these as written with no changes. Great chocolate flavor and so hard to eat just one!
Mar 6, 2014
Dec 6, 2013
This is a great 'any season' cookie recipe! Try a 'limited edition' cake mix- For instance 'Carmel Apple' cake mix with butterscotch chips. 'Key Lime Pie' or ''Red Velvet' with white chocolate chips. 'Carrot' with raisins and nuts. One of the best is 'Strawberry' with coconut and white chocolate chips-- Beautiful!!
Sep 12, 2013
This recipe was great. It is quick, easy and has a basic foundation that allows for variety by using substitutions. The changes I made was to use a devils food cake flavor and white chocolate chips.
Aug 21, 2013
Everyone loved these, but I left out the raisins.
Aug 3, 2012
This recipe can be made double or triple, to get enough to put some away in the freezer for a backup in the event you get unexpected drop-in company. The raisins are often suggested to be replaced with chopped pecans. To keep the inside of the cookies moist and chewy, work out the basics you want to include. These are so tasty, you can bake up a few batches for the BSA Troop to carry with themselves on a campout. The boys must remember to store them tied up high in a 'bear bag' to prevent a furry critter from getting into their Troop food supplies. Just tie the bags up high, & out on a limb to prevent any bears from getting into the bags.
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