Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

Five ingredients--including white cake mix--get these cinnamon-sugar cookies in the oven in just 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

1
package Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). Mix cake mix, butter and egg in large bowl with spoon until dough forms (some dry mix will remain).
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Mix sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

French vanilla cake mix is a great stand-in for the white cake mix.

For Super Snickerdoodles, shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place them 3 inches apart on the cookie sheet; bake 12 to 14 minutes. You’ll get about 26 large cookies.

This sweet little cookie with the whimsical name originated in 19th-century New England and has become an American classic. In this recipe, cake mix provides convenience to the traditional version, but the method of rolling the dough in sugar and cinnamon before baking has been kept.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.