My Version of the Famous Lofthouse® Cookie

My Version of the Famous Lofthouse® Cookie These are the cookies you can find at some of you local grocery stores. They are cakey and soft with a yummy sweet frosting and sprinkles!


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 12 mins

    TOTAL : 20 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 24 cookies

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheet with silicone baking mats.

  • Beat cake mix, eggs, 1/2 cup flour, 3 tablespoons flour, and soybean oil together in a stand mixer until stiff.

  • Divide and roll dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on prepared baking sheets and flatten to about 1/2-inch thick.

  • Bake in preheated oven until somewhat firm in the center, 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies sit undisturbed until set, about 5 minutes more.

  • Spread a sheet of aluminum foil onto a countertop. Transfer cookies to foil to cool completely, at least 20 minutes.

  • Beat confectioners’ sugar, butter, shortening, half-and-half, and vanilla extract together with a hand mixer until smooth; spoon into a pastry bag and pipe onto cooled cookies or just spread onto cookies using a spatula.

Per Serving: 553 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 82.1g; fat 24.2g; cholesterol 68.2mg; sodium 298mg. Cook’s Note: