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Find a lemon cookie recipe here that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and tart. Dense and creamy or light and fluffy, lemon cookies are just the right finish for a picnic, party or box lunch.

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By kayjayjohnson

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (138 Votes)
Lemon Burst Cake Mix Cookies 1 Picture
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Servings 3
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 27

  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar (for rolling)

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