Luscious Lemon Cookies Recipe

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Luscious Lemon Cookies

Laurie Gordon


My Dad adores lemon. I created these to give to him as part of a tray of cookies for Valentine's Day.

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Depends on cookie size
10 Min
10 Min


1/3 c
butter (softened)
1/4 c
crisco shortening sticks (butter flavored)
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
lemon extract
1 box
dunkin hines lemon supreme cake mix
1 box
lemon jello (3 oz) can sub in sugar free if you want


1Preheat oven to 350. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper (do NOT spray with cooking spray)
2Cream together softened butter and shortening stick.
3Incorporate eggs one at a time until well blended, then add in vanilla and lemon extract.
4Add cake mix and jello mix and mix well, scraping sides of mixer often.
5Using two spoons or hands, drop by balls and then flatten onto parchment paper.

Bake at 350 for 7 to 10 minutes, depending on your oven. Watch carefully at the end so they don't burn.
6OPTIONAL: For even more lemon flavor, frost with lemon frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids