Christmas Cookie Crinkles

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Author Stephanie Ertel


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • 1 cup powder sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together the cake mix, egg, oil and water with a spatula.
  3. Divide the dough into two separate bowls.
  4. Add 4-5 drops of red food coloring into one bowl and mix; add more food coloring if it isn't red enough.
  5. Repeat the same steps with the green food coloring in the other bowl.
  6. Roll the dough into 1/2 inch balls and roll through powder sugar.
  7. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.
  10. Store in an air tight container.