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Easy Holiday Cookie Recipe: Fudge Crinkles

These festive and easy holiday cookies have a secret ingredient you probably already have handy: cake mix!

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Makes 2 dozen

  • 1 18¼-oz box Devil’s Food cake mix (Betty Crocker Super Moist is best)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • Granulated sugar for rolling
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Using a spoon, stir dry cake mix, oil, and eggs in a large bowl until dough forms.
3. With a little sugar on your hands, shape dough into 1" balls.
4. Roll balls in more sugar, and place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until center is just set.
6. Remove from pan after a minute or so and cool on wire racks. 


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