Sugar Cookies from a Cake Mix
  • Cooking Time: 6-8
  • Servings: 48
  • Preparation Time: 30
  • 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)
  1. HEAT oven to 375° F. Spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.