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French Vanilla Soft Cookies

French Vanilla Soft Cookies

Recipe shared by:Duncan Hines

Grab a box of your favorite flavor cake mix and make these doughy and delicious soft cake mix cookies—try French Vanilla.

  • Hands-on Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Servings: Approximately 3 dozen cookies
  • Difficulty: EASY


Baking Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Grease cookie sheets or use parchment paper.

  • Mix together cake mix, oil and eggs n a large bowl.

  • Shape dough into 36 (1¼") balls. Place 2" apart on prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Tips & Inspirations

Pour 2-3 cups of sugar into a sealable container. Combine with the zest of one lemon, shake well and store. Lemon infused sugar can be used immediately or kept for months, just like regular sugar.

Keep brown sugar soft by adding a couple of marshmallows to the bag.

To make crystallized honey liquid again make it liquid again, place the honey jar in a container that allows water to move around it freely. Run under a hot water tap (shaking occasionally) until the crystals have melted.

For a uniform bake, always scoop and bake the same size cookie. This will ensure your cookies cooked to just the correct doneness every time.

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