Prep this basic, freezer-friendly homemade cookie mix from scratch, then mix and match your favorite add-ins and toppings to make countless variations of cookies. Get the cookie mix recipe, brought to you by Evite in partnership with Crisco®, below.

Homemade Cookie Mix Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min     Yield: 16 cups of mix (approximately 23 dozen cookies)


  • 8 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 2 2/3 cups Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening OR 2 2/3 sticks Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening


  • 1

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a very large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.

  • 2

    Store in airtight container in freezer up to six months.

  • 3

    When you’re ready to start baking, choose one of the cookie recipes below to make using your homemade cookie mix.