Celebration Cookies

As easy as 1, 2, 3, these cookies go together in no time. Not only that, but they make fabulous party favors!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white or yellow cake mix
1/3
cup shortening
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pans). In large bowl, mix about half of the dry cake mix, the shortening, butter, vanilla and egg, using spoon, until thoroughly mixed. Stir in remaining cake mix. Break up any lumps with fork.
  • 2 Divide dough in half. On lightly floured cloth-covered board, roll each half 1/4 inch thick with cloth-covered rolling pin. Cut dough with 2 1/2-inch bell- or heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until set (centers will be soft). Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Decorate cookies with frosting. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Pipe guests' names on frosted cookies for unique place cards (and great munching at the end of the meal).

You can try as many variations of these cookies as there are reasons to celebrate. Sprinkle with red decorator candies for Valentine's Day, green candies for St. Patrick's Day, yellow for Easter--the possibilities are endless!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.