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Sugar Cookies from a Cake Mix

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Serves 48 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 6-8


No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 (18.25 oz.) box Reduced Sugar Yellow Cake
1/3 cup Shortening
1/4 cup cold water
1 large egg
1 (15 oz.) container Reduced Sugar Vanilla Frosting
Decorative candy bits of your choice (optional)

HEAT oven to 375° F. Spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking spray.

COMBINE cake mix and shortening in medium bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until a coarse meal forms. Add water and egg, mixing on low, until a smooth dough forms. Shape dough into 4 dozen 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Spray bottom of a cup with no-stick cooking spray. Flatten each ball of dough to 2 inches in diameter.

BAKE 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Remove to cooling rack. Spread frosting over cookies. Sprinkle with decorative candy bits of your choice, if desired.

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