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Lemon Cake Cookies

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  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 30
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You've probably got this recipe's four ingredients in your kitchen right now, so don't wait another minute to make these zesty cookies. Ready in just 35 minutes, they're the perfect treat to whip up for a quick snack or light dessert.
By Deborah Harroun
Updated Jul 12, 2018
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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir together cake mix, whipped topping and egg until combined. (Dough will be thick and sticky.)
  • 3
    Place powdered sugar in small bowl. Using wet hands, shape tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; roll in powdered sugar. On cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use your favorite cake mix flavor to change up the cookies.
  • tip 2
    Make these extra special by frosting the cookies with Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy frosting after they’ve cooled.


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More About This Recipe

  • The secret to these easy Lemon Cake Cookies is all in the mix, literally! A box of Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ lemon cake mix is the secret to creating these bright and chewy cookies — talk about an easy cookie hack. But that’s not the only way to make these top-rated lemon cake mix cookies. Fans of this recipe have learned to make it their own, and one of the best hacks shared by a home baker is to stir lemon peel into the batter. This hack produces a cookie that is literally bursting with “lemony” flavor, so don’t forget to consult the comments for more clever hacks! And if you’re a fool for all things lemon, check out our lemon cookies, lemon cakes, lemon pies and more lemon recipes!
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