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cake mix cookies

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Anita Bilyeu
Louisville, KY

I work very crazy hours for emergency services and I always make a batch of Cake Mix Cookies for potlucks. People think I'm some sort of gourmet!

★★★★★ 3
serves 18
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For cake mix cookies

  • 1 box
    cake mix, any flavor
  • 2
  • 2/3 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make cake mix cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix eggs, shortening, and vanilla until smooth.
  • 2
    Add cake mix, a little at a time and blend until smooth each time. By the time the entire box is mixed in, the mixture will be of cookie dough consistency.
  • 3
    If you want to add any extras, like chocolate chips, peppermint brickle, nuts, etc., add in one cup during the blending process.
  • 4
    Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!
  • 5
    Some family favorites: French Vanilla cake mix with peppermint brickle. Carrot Cake mix with 1/2 cup pistachios and 1/2 cup white chocolate chips. Red Velvet cake mix with white chocolate chips. Lemon cake mix with dried cranberries.

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