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Cake Mix Cookies II

Rated as 2.2 out of 5 Stars

"Use your favorite yellow (or white) cake mix for these cookies."
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servings 194
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Mix butter, shortening, egg yolks and vanilla. Thoroughly blend in cake mix 1/3 at a time.
  2. If dough is dry add 1 to 1/2 teaspoons water. Half cup chopped nuts, chocolate morsels, coconut, or raisins can be added to dough.
  3. Roll dough into long smooth roll and chill until firm.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  5. Slice cookies about 1/4 inch thick and bake on ungreased cookie sheet about 8 minutes or until cookie is light brown around edges. Cool cookie on sheet about 1 minute before removing to rack.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 194 calories; 11 22.5 1.6 32 214 Full nutrition

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This is by far the worst cookie recipe I've ever had the misfortune to find and make. It's dry, difficult to cut, and doesn't taste good. Spare yourself!

I made these and added 1/2 cup of coconut and 1/2 cup or so of milk chocolate chips. The dough will seem very dry but it cut fine after chilling and baked up beautifully. I don't think Jennymo...

Not as bad as Jennymoon stated. Cut the oil, increase butter to 1/2 cup and add nuts or chocolate chips.

The batter smelled, tasted, and looked wonderful...alas, it was utter deception. These cookies burn easily, even at a lower temp setting. They thin out very quickly and end up very hard withou...