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“This tastes like a real cut out cookie and it is easy because it starts with a cake mix. I make these a lot and no one ever guess that it is made with a cake mix. Some times I sprinkle the cookies with cinammon sugar before I bake them. Cooking time does not reflect chill time.”
60 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 34 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk, i usually use evaporated milk


  1. In a large bowl mix cake mix, butter, egg and milk.
  2. Do not over mix.
  3. Shape dough in a ball.
  4. Chill for 2 hours.
  5. Roll 1/8 inch on a floured surface.
  6. Cut out with a floured cookie cutters.
  7. Place 2 inchs apart on a cookie sheet that has been very lightly sprayed with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  9. Cool slightly.
  10. Move to rack to cool fully.
  11. Store in airtight container.

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