A Cake Mix Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe Grandma Would Approve Of by Donna John

A Cake Mix Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe Grandma Would Approve Of

Anything cinnamon is a hit at my house. My grandma made the best snickerdoodle cookies (check out her recipe), and I make them often. But sometimes I don't have all the ingredients (aka shortening) and want something a little quicker and easier. Enter this cake mix snickerdoodle cookies recipe.

These easy cake mix cookies have just five simple ingredients and mix up in minutes. Here is what you need to grab for these moist cinnamon cookies: a box of white cake mix, butter, an egg, granulated sugar and cinnamon. The cake mix, melted butter and egg combine to form a dough that's rolled in cinnamon-sugar. Bake and in about 10 minutes you'll have a plate of hot, low-sodium cookies to devour.

Serve these cookies for dessert with a cup of coffee, or add them to your holiday cookie trays.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes (ovens vary)

Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 48 (makes about 4 dozen)


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Recipe Notes

  • Store the cookies in an airtight container on the counter.
  • Stir some extra cinnamon into the batter for even more cinnamon goodness.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together the cake mix, melted butter and egg. Stir until a dough forms. 
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the sugar and cinnamon. 
  3. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar and place on a baking sheet. 
  4. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 8 minutes, or until the edges are set. Cool 1 minute on the baking sheets and then remove to cool completely. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 40

Total Fat: 1.3g

Saturated Fat: 0.6g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 23mg

Total Carbohydrate: 7.5g

Dietary Fiber: 1.1g

Total Sugars: 5.4g

Protein: 0.4g

Vitamin D: 1mcg

Calcium: 26mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 14mg

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Elisa Schmitz
Great shortcut recipe for a delicious holiday cookie, Donna John ! #yum

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