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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.
48 ServingsPrep Time: 25 min Cook Time: 8 min


  • Crisco® Butter No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 (18.25 oz.) box Pillsbury® Reduced Sugar Yellow Cake
  • 1/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening or 1/3 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (15 oz.) container Pillsbury® Reduced Sugar Vanilla Frosting
  • Decorative candy bits of your choice (optional)


  • Heat oven to 375° F. Spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking
  • spray.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yield: 4 dozen.

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Frosted Sugar Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: Calories 89, Total Fat 4.2g, Saturated Fat 1.2g, Cholesterol 4mg, Sodium 94mg, Total Carbohydrate 13.8g, Dietary Fiber 1.1g, Protein 0.4g, Vitamin A <1%DV, Vitamin C <1%DV, Calcium <1%DV, Iron <1%DV