Pound Cake Cookies
These pound cake mix cookies are almost too easy to make.
When is a pound cake not a pound cake? When it's pound cake cookies! These cookies are so good, you won't be able to eat just one.
This delicious dessert is perfect for those who know that less is more when it comes to dessert. Crisp, buttery cookies are topped with a cloud of sweet icing and sprinkles. Each bite is a little taste of heaven!
Enjoy these pound cake cookies with a glass of iced tea of a cup of black coffee. The combination of sweet and bitter flavors work perfectly together. Plus, they will brighten up your afternoon coffee break!
Why Make Cookies with Cake Mix?
You might be wondering why cake mix cookies are so popular. The short answer is that they are delicious and easy to make. Cake mix yields a light, fluffy cookie that practically melts in your mouth.
Cake mixes also come in a wide variety of flavors. So, making your own variation on a cake mix cookie is as simple as choosing your favorite dessert flavors.
Finally, the ease of cooking with cake mix can't be overstated. Skip buying and measuring every ingredient separately and let the box do the work for you! All you have to do is combine a few ingredients and pop your dough in the oven (chill first if you'd like), and you've got a dozen delicious cookies on your hands. It's no wonder that cake mix desserts are a reader favorite!
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Cooking Time8 min
- 1 16-ounce package Betty Crocker Golden Pound Cake Mix
- 1/3 cup margarine or butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup margarine
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 cups confectioners sugar
- 3 tablespoons milk
Pound Cake Cookies Recipe
To Make the Cookies
Heat oven to 375F degrees.
Mix half of the cake mix (dry), the margarine, almond extract and egg in large bowl until smooth.
Stir in remaining cake mix.
Divide dough in half.
Roll each half 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board.
Cut into desired shapes, or roll into 1-inch balls.
Place cookie balls onto ungreased cookie sheets and flatten with the bottom of a glass.
Bake at 375F degrees until edges are light brown, 6 to 8 minutes.
Cool slightly before removing from cookie sheet.
Cool completely on wire racks.
Ice with Buttercream Icing and decorate if desired with sprinkles etc.
To Make the Icing
Cream butter and shortening then add vanilla.
Add sugar a cup at a time, beating with a hand mixer on medium speed.
Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time and beat on high until fluffy.
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