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Cake Mix Cookies

Updated on December 2, 2013

Easiest cookie recipe ever!

I've always had trouble baking homemade sugar cookies. They just never keep their shape. That's why this recipe has been a life saver. All you need is a box of your favorite cake mix and a tub of your favorite frosting.

These cookies are easy to make. They taste delicious. And with all the cake mix and frosting varieties available, the flavor combination possibilities are endless.

You can't make cookies without cookie cutters!

Wilton Cookie Cutters Set, 101-Piece Alphabet, Numbers and Holiday Cookie Cutters
Wilton Cookie Cutters Set, 101-Piece Alphabet, Numbers and Holiday Cookie Cutters

This is the 101 piece set that I have. It has cutters for every holiday, plus animal shapes, numbers, letters, sports shapes, vehicle shapes, flower shapes and much, much more.

 
Wilton Easter 12pc Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set
Wilton Easter 12pc Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set

This 12 piece set features bunny, cross, egg, carrot and more shapes!

 
Wilton Holiday Cookie Cutters, Set of 9
Wilton Holiday Cookie Cutters, Set of 9

This 9 piece Christmas set features candy canes, snowmen, stockings, bells and more!

 
Wilton Valentine 9 Piece Color Anodized Cookie Cutter Set
Wilton Valentine 9 Piece Color Anodized Cookie Cutter Set

This 9 piece valentines set features hearts, x's and o's.

 
Easter Cookies
Easter Cookies

To make these using cookie cuttters, just refrigerate the dough for at least an hour. Then roll out on a floured surface and cut into shapes!

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: makes 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz) cake mix (any flavor)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. 2. Mix all ingredients together
  3. 3. Drop 1 teaspoonfull at a time onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. 4. Bake for 5-12 minutes
  5. 5. Decorate with your favorite frosting
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Make Decorating your cookies fun and easy!

This decorating pen makes it easy to add letters, lines, polka dots and any other decoration to your cookies and cakes. Just fill it with your favorite icing and squeeze!

Cuisipro Food Decorating Pen
Cuisipro Food Decorating Pen

With this food decorating pen, you can easily decorate your cakes and cookies with with a squeeze of your fingers.

 

Cookies for every holiday!

Easter Cookies!

Easter Cookies!
Easter Cookies!

Valentines Day Cookies!!

Valentines Day Cookies!!
Valentines Day Cookies!!

Christmas Cookies!

Christmas Cookies!
Christmas Cookies!

St. Patrick's Day Cookies!

St. Patrick's Day Cookies!
St. Patrick's Day Cookies!

What's your favorite?

What combination sounds best to you?

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Personalized Cookie Jar

This jar can be personalized with the names of your kids, your grandkids or any other names you wish.

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    • daedrea lm profile image

      daedrea lm 

      6 years ago

      I'm definitely trying this cookie recipe in the summer. Looks tasty :)

    • Virginia Allain profile image

      Virginia Allain 

      7 years ago from Central Florida

      I've sort of given up making cookies, but this sounds like even I could get good results. Thanks!

    • norma-holt profile image

      norma-holt 

      7 years ago

      Great recipe lens, special blessing and featured on April Fool's Day Blessing. Now the angels have requested six dozen of these special biscuits by close of business today or they may be over to your place for sleep overs and breakfast, Hugs

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Kiss Me, I'm Irish! Lucky Leprechaun Blessings by a Squidoo Angel

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