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Confetti Cake Batter Cookies

What’s a football tailgate party without confetti? Fortunately, this confetti is a lot tastier and easier to clean up! The easy Color Right™ QuickCount™ formulas make creating your favorite team colors a breeze. Make these for your tailgate party, homecoming game or youth football team—get everything you need for this easy cake batter cookie recipe right here.
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Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare cookie slider with parchment paper.

Step 2

In large bowl, stir together cake mix, eggs, 1/2 cup butter, and 2 tablespoons jimmies until just combined. Drop by heaping tablespoons onto prepared cookie slider. Freeze for 15 minutes. Roll into balls. Space 2 in. apart on prepared cookie slider.

Step 3

Bake 16-18 minutes or until centers of cookies are semi-firm to the touch. Cool cookies on pan on cooling grid 2 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling grid; cool completely.

Step 4

For icing, in large bowl, beat shortening and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add 4 cups sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. When all sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry. Slowly add milk and Wilton Color Right Base Color; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.

Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:

  • Summer Blue: 2 cups white icing + 40B
  • Bold and Bright Yellow: 2 cups of white icing + 2O + 10Y.
Step 5

Pipe or spread icing on cookies. Sprinkle remaining jimmies.

Makes about 2-1/2 dozen cookies.

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3 Eggs

white cake mix

1 box (15.25 ounces) white cake mix


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (melted and slightly cooled)

Confectioners’ Sugar

4 1/2 cups Confectioners’ Sugar (optional)

vegetable shortening

1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening

butter or margarine, softened

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened

milk or water

2 tablespoons milk or water




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