German Chocolate Cake Cookies

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  • Published May 28th
  • Ready In20m
  • Servings24
  • Calories215
A very easy, fun spin off the original cake! If desired, lightly dust with confectioners' sugar.

German Chocolate Cake Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious German Chocolate Cake Cookies for 24 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 (16 ounce) container prepared coconut pecan frosting

German Chocolate Cake Cookies Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In20m

To cook German Chocolate Cake Cookies, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this German Chocolate Cake Cookies is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your German Chocolate Cake Cookies within 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook German Chocolate Cake Cookies easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, stir together the cake mix, eggs and shortening until well blended. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.
  3. 3 Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Match up evenly sized cookies and sandwich them with the coconut pecan frosting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 215 calories; 11.6 grams of fat; 26.4 grams of carbohydrates; 2 grams of protein; 16 milligrams of cholesterol; 191 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 29th 2011

    I made these cookies for the raffle table at my club meeting. I had extra copies of the recipe for anyone that wanted them. The next month, I got 11 raves for the cookies, so they will be ...

  2. Jan 29th 2010

    My cookies didn't flatten out when they cooled but i used a spatula and did it myself. They still looked and tasted wonderful. Will make agin.

  3. Sep 30th 2009

    Don't substitute oil!! Unless you're sure you know the right proportions. This rating is only for the batch I tried to make by substituting oil as some of the previous reviewers did. Since t ...

  4. Dec 13th 2008

    I subbed coconut oil for shortening which gave the cookies a distinctive coconut taste all by themselves. So I did half the recipe as directed, and left the other half without the frosting. ...

  5. Sep 10th 2008

    Made this for a friends birthday and they were an absolute hit! Very moist and tasty. I will definitly be making these again.

  6. Jun 12th 2006

    These Came Out great, and my little sister loved them! I used devils food and chocolate frosting per her tastes. I made them very big, so next time I will roll out the dough and make mini co ...

  7. Dec 22nd 2005

    Yummy!! I like these as much as the cake if you eat it them right away!! I didn't like them the next day.

  8. Aug 27th 2003

    Great recipe. Yumm! The cookies turned out so deliciously moist and just slightly crispy on the outside. I used vegetable oil for the shortening and cooked the cookies on a Baking stone (I ...

  9. Oct 30th 2001

    Very good, RICH recipe. The cookies are not too sweet, so when filled with the caramel frosting you get a great flavor. The cookies will be puffy when first removed from the oven, but will f ...