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Cake Batter Cookie Stackers

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Cake Batter Cookie Stackers
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 18

Take sugar cookies to a whole new level of delicious! Kids and adults will love these cake batter flavored cookies with colorful frosting, and lots of sprinkles! Stack ‘em up and watch ‘em go.

Updated December 16, 2011
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1
    pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2
    cup Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix (dry mix from box)
  • 1/2
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2
    cup Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix (dry mix from box)

Frosting

  • 2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    to 2 tablespoons milk
  • Liquid food colors (neon pink, neon blue, neon green, classic yellow and red to make orange)
  • Assorted Betty Crocker™ colored sprinkles

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir sugar cookie mix, 1/2 cup dry cake mix, 1/2 cup butter and the egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2
    In small bowl, place remaining 1/2 cup dry cake mix. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in dry cake mix, coating completely. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or just until cookies are set. (Watch closely to prevent cookies from getting too crispy and overbaked.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in 1 tablespoon milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time. If frosting becomes too thin, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar. Divide frosting among 4 small bowls, about 1/4 cup each. Add food color to tiint frosting in each bowl.
  • 5
    For each sandwich cookie, spread 1 rounded teaspoon frosting on bottom of 1 cooled cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; gently press cookies together. Roll sides of sandwich cookie in sprinkles.

  • Make cupcakes with remaining dry cake mix. Use 2 1/3 cups of the remaining cake mix to make 15 cupcakes. Add 2 eggs, 3/4 cup water and 3 tablespoons vegetable oil to the cake mix. Mix and bake as directed on box.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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