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Mix & Match Pudding Cookies

These soft and chewy pudding cookies are so versatile! Mix and match add-ins to customize them to your liking. The combinations are truly endless!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: The Kitchen Prep


  • 1 cup butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 3.9 ounce package instant pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a baking sheets by lining with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer {or in a large bowl using an electric beater}, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add pudding mix and mix until combined.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition until fully incorporated.
  • Slowly add in flour mixture until just incorporated. Do not over mix. {At this point, you can also stir in any additional add-ins, mixing until fully distributed.} If plain cookies are desired, continue to next step.}
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough onto prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between each.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until cookies are set. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet for about 5 minutes {they will be very soft and difficult to move if they're too hot}. Transfer to cooling racks.