German Chocolate Cake Cookies

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A very easy, fun spin off the original cake! If desired, lightly dust with confectioners' sugar.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • cup shortening

  • 1 (16 ounce) container prepared coconut pecan frosting

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together the cake mix, eggs and shortening until well blended. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Match up evenly sized cookies and sandwich them with the coconut pecan frosting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

215 Calories
12g Fat
26g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 215
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 191mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 2g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.