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Gooey Monster Cookie Recipe

Lil' Luna
Fun, bright and festive cake mix cookies are all dressed up to look like monsters. Gooey monster cookies are great all year long!!
4.65 from 37 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chill Time 30 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 69 kcal


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1/2 c butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • powdered sugar
  • food coloring I used NEON food coloring to make them more vibrant
  • candy eyeballs


  • Beat butter, vanilla, egg and cream cheese until fluffy.
  • Mix in cake mix. Divide batter into bowls for the amount of colors you want.
  • Add food coloring to each individual bowl and mix until all combined.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Roll into balls and dip in a bowl of powdered sugar.
  • Place on greased cookie sheet and pat down a bit.
  • Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
  • Add candy eyeballs while cookies are still warm. ENJOY!



Serving: 24gCalories: 69kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 67mgPotassium: 17mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 255IUCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Gooey Monster Cookies
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