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choco-scutterbotch cookies

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a recipe by
Judy W
somewhere in, MI

Made from a cake mix! What could be easier?

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serves makes 3 dozen
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For choco-scutterbotch cookies

  • 2/3 c
    butter flavored crisco
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2
  • 1 pkg
    deluxe yellow cake mix
  • 1 c
    toasted rice cereal
  • 1/2 c
    butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c
    milk chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans

How To Make choco-scutterbotch cookies

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375^. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies. Combine 2/3 cup shortening and brown sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of mixer until well blended. Beat in eggs.
  • 2
    Add cake mix gradually at low speed. Mix until well blended. Stir in cereal, butterscotch chips, chocolate chunks, chocolate chips and nuts. Stir until well blended.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 1-1/4" balls. Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.