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Homemade Peppermint Oreos - easy cake mix cookies with a yummy peppermint filling! They make a simple but unique holiday treat.
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Homemade Peppermint Oreos Recipe

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12 -15 cookie sandwiches
Author: Jenn


  • 1 box Devil's Food Cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil could use butter or shortening instead if desired
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 2 candy canes crushed


  • Preheat oven to 375º F. Spray the bottom of a cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, coconut oil and vanilla until combined. (If batter is too dry, add some water 1/2 teaspoon at a time).
  • Roll batter into 1" balls and place on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes. They might look doughy but they will be perfect when they cool!
  • Combine powdered sugar, butter, milk, and peppermint extract in a small bowl with a blender. Add in about 1/8 cup (1 crushed candy cane and fold into frosting.
  • Spread filling on one cookie then top with another. Option: Roll sides of frosting in extra crushed candy cane for serving. Enjoy!