Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Christmas Trend: Fun, Flavor, Color

Cake Batter Cookie Stackers

Cake Batter Cookie Stackers

Take sugar cookies to a whole new level of delicious! Kids and adults will love these cake batter flavored cookies with colorful frosting, and lots of sprinkles! Stack ‘em up and watch ‘em go.

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(2 Ratings)
  • 30 Min
  • TOTAL TIME 1 Hr 15 Min
  • SERVINGS 18

 


Cookies
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (dry mix from box)
1/2  cup butter, softened
1  egg
1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (dry mix from box)
Frosting
2  cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened
1  teaspoon vanilla
1  to 2 tablespoons milk
Liquid food colors (neon pink, neon blue, neon green, classic yellow and red to make orange)
Multicolored sprinkles

1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir sugar cookie mix, 1/2 cup dry cake mix, 1/2 cup butter and the egg until soft dough forms.


  • 2 In small bowl, place remaining 1/2 cup dry cake mix. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in dry cake mix, coating completely. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or just until cookies are set. (Watch closely to prevent cookies from getting too crispy and overbaked.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in 1 tablespoon milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops 4 small bowls, about 1/4 cup each. Add food color to tiint frosting in each bowl.
  • 5 For each sandwich cookie, spread 1 rounded teaspoon frosting on bottom of 1 cooled cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; gently press cookies together. Roll sides of sandwich cookie in sprinkles.


  • Disclosure:  I received this receipe through MyBlogSpark.  I have not presonally tried these but thought they were really cute and fun for Christmas.