A great chocolate Christmas cookie! For added festivity you can roll them in sprinkles before baking.
Original recipe makes 2 dozen
1 (18.25 ounce) package devil’s food cake mix
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
- In a medium bowl, beat together the shortening, egg and peppermint extract until smooth and creamy. Stir in the cake mix. Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and place them 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake for 8 -10 minutes in the preheated oven. Watch very closely. when they start to crack they are done.
Calories: 135 kcal
Carbohydrates: 15.1 g
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Fat: 7.5 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 161 mg