Cake Mix “Cookies” (No Bake Truffles)

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I love making cake mix cookies because they’re easy to make, and saves me from making a huge mess in the kitchen. As much as I love baking, sometimes I like having a quick “no mess in the kitchen” baking session when I want a cookie…and want a cookie now.

Cake mix cookies are the answer to all of your kitchen drama that you might have when you’re trying to have that internal debate of, “Should I make cookies now, or should I wait because it will take too long to make?”

Make these no bake truffless. Trust me. It’s painless, effortless, and my new way to make truffles (or cookies) in a flash!

What do I love more than cookies? Truffles. I think? Truffles are almost the key to life. Almost. I do love me some cookies.

Besides the powdered sugar and M&Ms to decorate, this literally has only 2 ingredients, and you don’t need to turn the oven on to enjoy them.

However, if you wanted to make these as cookies, you most definitely can! You can follow along to this easy cake mix cookie recipe as a guideline of changing things up and enjoying an easy to make baked cookie…without all the mess.

M&M decorated cake mix cookies

Make this No Bake Truffle Thumbprint “Cookie” Recipe

You’re not going to regret this decision at all to make my super easy thumbprint “cookie” recipe! Not having to put on the oven is awesome, so I love being able to make these truffles.

With this thumbprint “cookie” recipe, you’re going to use powdered sugar! It helps to give the cake mix truffles an extra hint sweetness without having to add in any additional sugar to the recipe. Besides that, it’s just something totally fun to do.

Fill These Yummy Cake Mix Thumbprint Cookies With What You Want

Personally, You can fill these yummy no bake truffles with whatever you want. I decided to make these even more fun and keep them as a fabulous no bake truffle.

What’s great is that you can use all sorts of different colored M&M’s to reflect the different holidays. Because you and I BOTH know that they come out with a huge array of colors all year long. It’s like watching the changing colors of the leaves. You kinda look forward to it.

Using Cake Mix is a Great Base for Any type of No Bake Truffles

Want to make chocolate chip no bake truffles? You totally can! Follow the recipe below, and add in your favorite type of chocolate chips (or peanut butter chips or caramel chips!). Variety is the spice of life, and making your cookies this way makes life easier.

Here’s How to Make these Easy No Bake Truffles for any Occassion

Easy Cake Mix Truffles

Easy Cake Mix Truffles

Yield: 36
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 36 M&Ms


  1. With a mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  2. Add dry cake mix and whip until uniform.
  3. Form dough into 1" balls and place them on a baking sheet, and place in the fridge for an hour.
  4. Roll balls in powdered sugar and press M&M in the center.

If you want to make no bake truffles the spice of your life, then you can easily make these Oreo truffles. I love that you can make truffles out of almost anything.

What are some of your favorite types of no bake truffles to make? If you don’t like truffles, how about cookies?

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