15 Easy & Frugal Cookie Recipes

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Cookies are my favorite type of dessert! There are so many different kinds and they’re easy to make – you just mix the ingredients, drop the dough on the pan, then bake! I’ve found 10+ cookie recipes that are tasty, easy to make, AND CHEAP!

CAKE MIX SUGAR COOKIES

By Graceful Little Honey Bee

This is probably the simplest recipe on this list, and one of the most creative! You can use any box of white or yellow cake mix and turn them into delicious cookies! All you need is the mix, some eggs, and a bit of oil!


LEMON CRINKLE COOKIES

By Fabulessly Frugal

This cookie is good any time of year, and it only has 4 ingredients!

Servings: 24
Time to Complete: 15 minutes (includes prep)


OATMEAL LACE COOKIES

By Little House Living

This recipe uses pantry staples to make my favorite kind of oatmeal cookie… Oatmeal cookies without raisins! The addition of chocolate makes it even better!

Servings: 18 cookies
Time to Complete: 20 minutes (includes prep time)


PUMPKIN NO-BAKE COOKIES

By Sugar & Soul

I’ll have pumpkin-flavored things ANY time of year! This recipe requires no baking, just mix the ingredients together and let it sit for a while!

Servings: 12 cookies
Time to Complete: 15 minutes (includes prep)


BUTTERSCOTCH CAKE MIX COOKIES

By The Frugal Girls

Another cake mix recipe with only four ingredients! This tasty recipe also makes a good gift for Christmas! 

Servings: 36 cookies
Time to Complete: 12 minutes (includes prep)


PEANUT BUTTER NO-BAKE COOKIES

By Texanerin Baking

Peanut butter… yum!! These beautiful cookies are vegan, gluten-free, 100% whole grain… And you’d never know! And did I mention they require no baking?

Servings: 10 cookies
Time to Complete: 7 minutes (includes prep)


CHOW MEIN NOODLE COOKIES

By Wanna Come With

Yep, there are real chow mein noodles in this recipe. The combination of the crunch from the noodles and the melted chocolate… Heavenly!


ROOT BEER FLOAT COOKIES

By Fabulessly Frugal

This unique cookie uses Root Beer extract (didn’t even know that was a thing) to get the taste of root beer-infused into the cookie!

Servings: 36 cookies
Time to Complete: 17 minutes (includes prep)


IRISH CREAM COOKIES

By Sugar & Soul

This recipe combines Irish Cream, sugar, and oatmeal for a tasty unique cookie! This also requires no baking!

Servings: 18 cookies
Time to Complete: 15 minutes (includes prep)


NO-BAKE SAMOA COOKIES

By The Domestic Rebel

We’re on a roll with the no-bake cookies! This next one uses Fudge Stripe cookies and turns them into a Samoa copycat!

Servings: 20-24 cookies
Time to Complete: 30 minutes (includes prep time)


MORE RECIPES:

Monster Cookie No Bake Bars – Dinners, Dishes & Desserts
Lazy No Bake Thin Mint Cookies – The View From Great Island
No Bake Healthy Breakfast Cookies – Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Cake Batter Cookies – Mrs Happy Homemaker
Church Windows Cookies – The First Year


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