The problem with that is my family can't usually finish a whole cake in time.
Cake mix cookies solve that in two ways...they last longer and they go quicker. Here are two recipes that have done us well.
Carrot Cake Cookies:
Carrot Cake Mix
1/3 cup of butter, melted
1/8 cup water
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix well with a spoon.
Drop tablespoons of dough onto a cookie sheet. (Next time I'll roll them into balls.)
Bake for 12 minutes.
German Chocolate Cake Cookies
1 box German chocolate cake mix
6 ozs. semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup raisins
2 eggs, slightly beaten
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine all ingredients; blend well.
Next time I'm going to use half the chocolate chips and twice the oatmeal / raisins.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
These recipes make for delicious cake-like cookies, that are huge hits in my house.
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