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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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These perfectly lemony cookies are seriously SO easy to make! I am a huge fan of any dessert that only has four ing

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Easy Lemon Cookies! The basic cake mix cookie with a delicious twist

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package lemon cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
4.3/5 (49 Votes)

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These Italian Lemon Drop Cookies don't skimp on the good stuff—shortening adds richness and texture to these clas...

  • COOKIES:
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening or 1/4 Stick-Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening or 1/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
4.3/5 (58 Votes)

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Bright and refreshingly delicious lemon cookies are always a family favorite!

  • 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
4.5/5 (115 Votes)

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These lemon sandwich cookies are unique, sophisticated, delicious, and very easy to make

  • 16 tablespoons (2-sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for rolling
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, for sprinkling
  • Creamy Lemon Filling
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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Chewy Lemon Snowdrop Cookies are perfectly little pillows of chewy lemonness

  • 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Zest 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, for coating
4.4/5 (162 Votes)

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These Lemon Crinkle Cookie baked sweet treats can be ready in only 15 minutes

  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups Cool Whip, thawed (8 ounce container)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup powdered sugar
4.4/5 (59 Votes)

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For a lemony sweet treat, try these Lemon butter cookies with the blend of sweet and citrus

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 (8-ounce) box of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 box lemon cake mix (I use Duncan Hines lemon supreme)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
4.7/5 (20 Votes)

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These Lemon Sugar Cookie are super simple and super delicious! When baking, don’t let them brown if you want supe...

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cups (2-sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 2 large lemons
  • 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Granulated sugar for sprinkling
4.4/5 (41 Votes)

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These buttery drop cookies are easily adapted to a variety of flavors, recipe includes variations for coconut, oran...

  • 1 cup sugar or brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
4.3/5 (36 Votes)

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If you are looking for a light a fluffy cookie that is tasty, look no further than this delicious Lemon Cool Whip C

  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • 1 8 ounce tub of Cool Whip
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 to 1 cup powdered sugar
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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Sweet and tangy 1-Hour Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies are rich, moist, and exploding with zesty lemon flavor

  • 2 1/4 cups King Arthur Flour organic all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, from 2 large lemons, freshly grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon Boyajian lemon oil, omit for gluten-free variation
  • 1/8 teaspoon Chefmaster natural yellow gel-based food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt or 3/4 teaspoon regular table salt
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted, for rolling and dusting cookies
4.3/5 (29 Votes)

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Simple and delicious Lemon Pineapple Cake Mix Cookies with Pineapple Glaze

  • LEMON CAKE MIX:
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple, drained well, juice reserved
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • Reserved juice from pineapple
4.3/5 (32 Votes)

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Two Peas And Their Pod ~ These aren’t strong in lemon

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 2 large lemons
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies
4.3/5 (21 Votes)

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Yum! These buttery lemon cookies are one of my favorites

  • 1 cup (2-sticks) Land O’ Lakes unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup Domino granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting
4.4/5 (10 Votes)

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