Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

Our melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies are made with white cake mix, cutting back on time, not taste.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

Cookies

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
2/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons sour cream
2
eggs
1
cup sugar (for pressing cookies)

Frosting

3 3/4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup milk
1
teaspoon vanilla

Garnish, if desired

Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors nonpareil decors

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together cake mix and flour. Add oil, sour cream and eggs; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until blended.
  • 3 Using 1-inch cookie scoop, shape dough into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheets. With bottom of drinking glass dipped in sugar, flatten balls of dough (dip glass in sugar for each ball).
  • 4 Bake about 10 minutes or until just about set. Cool on cookie sheets 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5 In medium bowl, beat Frosting ingredients until smooth and fluffy. If too stiff to spread, add a few more drops of milk. Frost cooled cookies; sprinkle with decors.

Expert Tips

These have a tendency to overbake quickly so keep an eye on them.

As a timesaver, you can always use any flavor of Betty Crocker® frosting as a substitute for making your own.