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susan's all butter cookies (easy)

Recipe by
Susan Feliciano
Oak Ridge, TN

These are easy because they start with a cake mix. The flavor is wonderful. You can change up the flavors, too, by adding things like orange or lemon zest (2 teaspoons), sliced almonds (1/2 cup), or chocolate chips or toffee chips (1 cup).

yield 3 dozen
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For susan's all butter cookies (easy)

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (about 16 ounces)
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2
  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) butter, very soft/melted
  • 6 oz
    chocolate baking chips (optional)

How To Make susan's all butter cookies (easy)

  • 1
    Lightly grease or line cookie sheets with parchment. Preheat oven to 350°F. Soften butter - this can be done in the microwave on defrost (30%) for about 2-3 minutes.
  • 2
    Mix together cake mix, flour, butter, eggs, and any optional ingredients until well blended.
  • 3
    Drop by small tablespoons onto prepared pans, at least 2 inches apart. These cookies spread, so don't crowd them.
  • 4
    Bake for 12-13 minutes, until brown around the edges. Cool in pans 5 minutes, then remove to rack to finish cooling.