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a stack of baked bar cookies with chocolate chips and butterscotch cookies

Cake Mix Butterscotch Bar Cookies

Cake Mix Butterscotch Cookie Bars are my lifesaver, quick and easy, "mom I need two dozen cookies tonight" cookie recipe! They only take a few minutes to make, and I bet you already have all the ingredients in your pantry and your fridge! They're chewy, moist, and incredibly addicting!
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bar Cookies, Blondies, Butterscotch Cookie Bars, Cake Mix Blondies, Cake Mix Butterscotch Cookies, Cake Mix Cookies, Cake Mix Recipes, Chewy Cake Mix Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, Quick Cookie Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 36 cookies


  • 1 vanilla, or white cake mix dry mix only
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. melted butter
  • 1 c. chocolate chips semi sweet or milk chocolate
  • 1 c. butterscotch chips optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a half sheet rimmed baking pan (typically 15 1/2" x 10 1/2"). Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl. Add cake mix, eggs and brown sugar. Mix until combined.
  • Add chocolate chips and buttersotch chips. Stir until completely incorporated. 
  • Spread batter in prepared baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes. Watch carefully the last two minutes of baking. The cookies should be golden brown, but don't overbake! If anything error on the side of underbaked!
  • Cool. Cut in squares. Serve. Store leftovers in an airtight container.


You can substitue the butterscotch chips with extra chocolate chips if you'd like. Heck, you can use any kind of chips for that matter!