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Lorie's Chocolate Crackly Cookies
Makes 2+ dozen
*1 package Devil's Food cake mix (1 lb. 2.25 oz.)
*2 eggs
*1/2 tbls. water
*1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
*1/2 cup Confectioner's (powdered) sugar
1Combine cake mix, eggs, water and shortening in large bowl. Mix until well blended, making sure all shortening is mixed in.
2Shape 1 teaspoon of mixture into a ball, roll in Confectioner's sugar and place on greased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mixture, allowing room for the cookies to spread out.
3Bake at 375 degrees for 15-17 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  • Grease your fingers with a bit of vegetable shortening to help form the cooking balls without the batter sticking.