CAKE MIX ORANGE SPICE CRINKLE COOKIES — With the help of a boxed cake mix, you can whip up a batch of these spiced, orange scented cookies in no time at all. Perfect for the busy holiday season!
Every holiday cookie tray needs a spiced, gingerbread style cookie, and these Cake Mix Orange Spice Crinkle Cookies are so easy, you’ll want to share them with all of your friends and neighbors.
As far as I’m concerned, there’s nothing wrong with taking a few shortcuts in the kitchen, especially during the busy holiday season.
The combination of spices, with a hint of fresh orange zest, pretty much covers all the bases when it comes to a cookie that smells amazing, tastes wonderful and looks festive too.
Plus, these cookies are amazingly soft and chewy, just like a good cookie should be.
Since this is such a simple recipe, this is a great way to encourage little ones to help out in the kitchen. Although you might want to think twice before letting the kids help with the powered sugar coating.
Although truth be told, I tend to make a mess of that myself.
To ensure your cookies come out nice and soft (and stay soft for days) be sure not to overbake them. Of course, if you prefer crispy cookies, you’ll want to leave them in the oven a little longer.
If you need to throw together something for a holiday last-minute holiday party, this recipe won’t let you down.
These Cake Mix Orange Spice Crinkle Cookies are proof that delicious, beautiful holiday baked goods don’t require you to spend hours in the kitchen. Enjoy!
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Here’s what you’ll need to make Cake Mix Orange Spice Crinkle Cookies
- Spice cake mix
- Powdered sugar
- 1 (15.25 oz.) spice cake mix
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2 eggs
- 3 tablespoons flour
- Zest of 1 large orange
- Powdered sugar, for coating cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease two large baking sheets, or line with parchment paper.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine all of the ingredients except the powdered sugar. Mix until combined. Place a cup or so of powdered sugar in a small bowl or pie pan.
- Roll the dough into 1-2 inch balls, then roll in the powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until cookis are cracked and just set. Let cool on pans for 2-3 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 154Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 199mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g
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