Frosted Sugar Cookies

Frosted Sugar Cookies

"These cookies look complicated, but they're really a snap to make. Just top easy cake mix-based sugar cookies with prepared frosting and candy bits."
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33 m servings 89 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings


  • Calories:
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees 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.


  • *1/3 cup Crisco┬« All-Vegetable Shortening equals 1/3 stick Crisco(R) Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening


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this is a real easy cookie!!! taste real good too! i have tried sugar cookies before but have always failed but this one is amazing!!! this will be a favorite in my kitchen for my daughter and I...

ok....I got nowhere near 4 dozen and the 2 1/2 dozen I did get...were teeny...they taste ok...and are easy...guess it's still a win!

The dough was so sticky I couldn't shape it into balls.

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