Oatmeal Date Spice Cookies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 36 cookies
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1 (18.25-ounce) box classic yellow cake mix

12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) butter, melted

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

2 eggs

2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1 cup quick-cooking oats

1 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

1 cup chopped dates


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine cake mix, melted butter, flour, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with a hand mixer for 1 minute, or until well blended. Stir in oats, walnuts and dates. Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, spacing cookies 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges begin to brown. Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and then transfer cookies to a cooling rack or platter.