Cake Mix Sugar Cookies

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Sugar cookies have a flaky texture that is achieved by cutting the butter into the cake mix.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 2 hours 35 minutes

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp. light cream
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Place cake mix in large bowl. Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut in butter until particles are fine. Blend in egg whites and cream until mixed. Shape dough into a ball and cover.
  • Chill for at least 2 hours in refrigerator. Then preheat oven to 375ºF. Roll dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to ¼" thickness with bottom of glass.
  • Bake for 7–10 minutes or until cookie edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheets for 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Recipe Information

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp. light cream
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Place cake mix in large bowl. Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut in butter until particles are fine. Blend in egg whites and cream until mixed. Shape dough into a ball and cover.
  • Chill for at least 2 hours in refrigerator. Then preheat oven to 375ºF. Roll dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to ¼" thickness with bottom of glass.
  • Bake for 7–10 minutes or until cookie edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheets for 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat3.5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium80mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars6g
Protein1g