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Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 24

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

Jessica Walker Jessica Walker
March 6, 2013

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
35g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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