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Banana Fudge Cookies
Butter Pecan Cookies
Cake Mix Cookies
Cake Mix Bar Cookies
Cake Mix Pronto Cookies
Chocolate Yummies
Coconut-Bit Squares 
Cookies Your Way
Crisp Lemon Cookies
Heloise's Cake Mix Cookies
Homemade Oreo Cookies
Mom's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Peanut Brittle Cookies 
Quick Sandwich Cookies 


Cake Mix Pronto Cookies

1 pkg. yellow cake mix; 2 layer size
1/4 cup butter or margarine; soft
1/3 cup milk
1 egg
1/2 tsp. maple flavoring
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Combine cake mix, butter, milk, egg and flavoring; beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate and nuts.  Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375ºF about 12 minutes.  Let stand a few seconds before removing from sheet.

Makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies.


1 pkg.  vanilla pudding mix; 3 or 3 1/4 oz. size (not the instant type)
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 Tbsp. butter; or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup candied cherries; chopped

Combine dry pudding mix, sugar and milk in 2-quart saucepan.  Cook and stir till mixture boils.  Cook at full rolling boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.  Beat at high speed in small bowl of electric mixer for 3-4 minutes or till mixture holds shape. Stir in nuts and cherries.  Drop from teaspoon onto buttered cookie sheet. Store in cool place.

Makes 2 dozen.

Peanut Brittle Cookies

1 stick pie crust mix
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 egg,slightly beaten
3/4 cup chopped peanuts

Prepare pie crust mix according to package directions.  Blend in brown sugar and vanilla.  Add egg and 1/4 cup chopped peanuts.  Spread mixture on a well-greased and floured 17 X 14-inch cookie sheet to within 1 inch from edge.  Top with 1/2 cup chopped peanuts.

Bake in moderate oven (350ºF) for 15 minutes.  Loosen edges as soon as cookie sheet is removed from oven; cool on sheet.  Cut in pieces.

Chocolate Yummies

1 pkg. regular pudding mix; (4 oz. size)
2 cups packaged biscuit mix
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg; slightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine; melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut ready to spread creamy frosting; refrigerated walnut halves

Combine pudding mix (dry), biscuit mix, and sugar.  Beat in next four ingredients.  Stir in coconut.  Drp from tsp. onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350ºF for 11-13 minutes.  Remove to cooling rack.  Spread cooled cookies with frosting; top with nut halves.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Quick Sandwich Cookies

1 roll refrigerated slice and bake sugar cookies
1/2 cup pecan halves
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces

Cut sugar cookie roll into 13 slices of about 3/4-inch thickness.  Cut each slice into quarters. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375ºF for about 9 minutes.  Remove form oven.  Top each of HALF the slices with a pecan half.  Top each of the remaining cookies with about 10 semi-sweet chocolate pieces.  Return to oven for about 1 minute.  Remove from oven; spread softened chocolate evenly over the chocolate topped cookies. Top each with a pecan topped cookie.

Makes 26 sandwich cookies.

Coconut-Bit Squares

1 pkg. white cake mix; 1 layer size
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tbs. milk
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces

Combine cake mix, coconut, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in mixing bowl. Blend together on low speed of electric mixter.  Pat into greased and floured 9X9X2-inch baking pan.  Sprinkle chocolate pieces over top.  Bake in a moderate oven (350ºF) about 25 minutes.  Cut into squares or bars while warm.  Serve when cool.

Heloise's Cake Mix Cookies

1 box cake mix, unprepared (any flavor)
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs

Mix all ingredients well to remove lumps. Stir in raisins and/or nuts and/or chocolate chips  if you so desire. Drop by teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350°F preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.


Crisp Lemon Cookies

1 pkg. lemon cake mix (without pudding)
1 cup  Rice Krispies
1/2 cup melted butter
1 large egg,slightly beaten

Heat oven to 350°.Combine all ingredients; blend well.Form into one inch balls, pressing firmly. Place two inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 9 to 12 minutes OR until light golden brown around edges. Cool one minute; remove from cookie sheets.

Other cake flavors may be used as well.  If using Chocolate cake mix flavors, add an additional three tablespoons of water.

Cookies Your Way

Serving Size  : 48
1 package cake mix -- *see note
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil

Choice of following

6 oz. chocolate chips -- miniature
6 oz. butterscotch chips
6 oz. peanut butter chips
1/2 cup coconut -- shredded
1/2 cup raisins
1 apple -- grated
1 cup nuts -- chopped
1/2 cup dried apricots -- chopped fine

* Use a versatile cake mix that allows you to add ingredients of your choice to create a unique cake. Don't use a cake mix with pudding in it.
Use one or more of the ingredients listed.

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine the cake mix, eggs, and oil. Mix well, then add the optional ingredients and blend in. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-12 minutes.

Cake Mix Cookies

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup oatmeal
2 eggs
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. allspice
1 box cake mix [any flavor]

Mix all ingredients together and drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes.

Banana Fudge Cookies

Yield: 42 servings

18 1/2 oz chocolate cake mix
1/3 c  mashed bananas, ripe
1 egg
2 tbs. water
6 oz semisweet chocolate pieces

Combine cake mix, bananas, egg, and water in a bowl.  Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth.  Stir in chocolate pieces.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, on
greased baking sheets. Bake in 350° oven 8 minutes or until done.

Remove from baking sheets; cool on racks.  Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Homemade Oreo Cookies

Yield: 100 servings

1 pkg. devils food cake mix
2 eggs
2 tbs. vegetable oil
2 tbs. water
1/2 c chocolate. flavored beverage mix
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1 c solid white vegetable shortening
4 1/2 c confectioners sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. vanilla

Blend cake mix, eggs, water, vegetable. oil and beverage mix and shape into ball. Let stand 20 minutes.

Form dough into 1/2" balls and place on greased cookie sheets.
Flatten each with a smooth bottom of a drinking glass, greased once and dipped into the beverage mix powder each time.

Bake at 400°for eight minutes. Remove cookies at
once and immediately flatten with the back of a spatula. Let cool 20 min. Makes 100.

For Filling, place gelatin in a heatproof cup. Add 1/4 cup cold water, stir well and place in pan of hot water until mix clears and gelatin is softened.

Beat vegetable shortening until fluffy. Add sugar gradually and beat for 10 min. Mix in vanilla, beat in cooled gelatin mix.

Spread about 1 tsp. filling between two cookies. Press gently together so that filling comes to the edges of cookies. Chill until set.

Mom's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 24 servings

1 box yellow cake mix *
1/2 c  butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
6 oz chocolate chips
1/2 c  walnuts, chopped

* Betty Crocker Super Moist Yellow Cake Mix - works best.
Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

Mix 1/2 of the cake mix with the butter, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add the remaining mix, chocolate chips and nuts.

Drop by teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet about 2
inches apart. Bake 10-12 minutes (centers will be soft).

Cool slightly before removing from the pan. Do not leave on cookie sheet for too long as the cookies will continue to bake and become hard instead of soft and chewy.

1 ea. cake mix as above
1 t vanilla, 1/4 c vegetable oil
5 oz chocolate chips
1 egg, 1/2 c chopped walnuts.

Mix as above.  If too stiff add a second egg.

Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.
Cool slightly before removing. If all else fails use the recipe on the back of the chocolate chip bag.
From: Syd's Cookbook.

Cake Mix Bar Cookies

Serving Size  : 16

1 box of cake mix *
1 egg
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup water
6 ounces chocolate chips **

Mix first 4 ingredients in a bowl until almost all the lumps are gone. Add
the chocolate chips.  Bake in a greased 9 X 13 pan at 350 ° for 25
minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

* Suggested box cake mixes :
Pillsbury Plus Yellow
Devil's Food.

You can also use the Duncan Hines Fudge Marble mix. Take some of the batter and mix with the fudge packet. Add a T or 2 of water just enough to mix. First spread and pat down in pan the plain yellow mixture add the fudge mixture and swirled it in pan.
Came out great. ** Also may want to try butterscotch chips, or nuts for

Butter Pecan Cookies(cake mix)
      1 yellow cake mix
      ¾ c. oil
      1 egg
     2 c. chopped pecans

Mix above and place on Pam sprayed cookie sheet in 1 inch diameter balls.
Bake at 350 degrees or until light golden brown around edges.
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