Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheet with solid vegetable shortening.
Place the dry cake mix, water, melted butter and egg in large bowl. Blend with
mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
Increase speed to medium; beat for 1 minute (dough
will be thick).
Stir in cinnamon chips and nuts.
Drop scant teaspoons of dough on
Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until set.
Let stand on cookie sheet 3 minutes;
remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Yields about 7 dozen cookies.
Cinnamon Drizzled Cookies: Use 1 cup cinnamon chips in cookie batter; bake and
cool as directed. Place remaining 2/3 cup cinnamon chips and 1 1/2 teaspoons shortening
(NOT butter, margarine, oil or spread) in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at
HIGH (100%) 30 seconds or just until chips are melted when stirred. Drizzle over