1 (1 lb. 2 1/2 oz.) pkg. devils food cake mix
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tbsp. water
1/2 c. shortening
Combine ingredients and mix with spoon.
Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Roll in confectioners sugar.
Place on greased sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes 48 cookies.
Farm Journal Christmas Book, copyright 1970, p. 22
This brings back such precious memories! I bought the cookbook when I was a young wife and mother.
Note: Be more generous with the powdered sugar than I was that time.