German chocolate crinkle cookies

Yield: 48 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack Pillsbury Plus German chocolate cake mix
½ cup Instant Mashed potato flakes
1 teaspoon Cream of tartar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 cup Powdered sugar
2 teaspoons Unsweetened cocoa
¾ cup Butter/margarine , melted
3 tablespoons Milk
1 \N Egg
½ cup Chopped nuts
¼ cup To 1/2 c sugar
1 tablespoon Soft margarine or butter
1 tablespoon To 2 tb milk


Heat oven to 350. Combine first 7 ingredients; blend well. Stir in nuts. Let stand 5 minutes. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls into sugar; gently toss until sugar coated. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes. (Cookies will be soft in center.) Cool 1 minute; remove from pans.

If desired, frost cookies. Combine frosting ingredients; blend until smooth. Spread on cooled cookies. Yield: 4 to 5 dozen. HIGH ALTITUDE ~- above 3500 feet: bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes. From: Pillsbury America's Bake-off, 1978.

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