Choco-scutterbotch Cookies Recipe

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Judy W


Made from a cake mix! What could be easier?


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makes 3 dozen
25 Min
10 Min


  • 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



  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.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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