Luscious Lemon Cookies

Luscious Lemon Cookies Recipe

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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)
  • 2
  • 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

How to Make Luscious Lemon Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper (do NOT spray with cooking spray)
  2. Cream together softened butter and shortening stick.
  3. Incorporate eggs one at a time until well blended, then add in vanilla and lemon extract.
  4. Add cake mix and jello mix and mix well, scraping sides of mixer often.
  5. Using 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.
  6. OPTIONAL: For even more lemon flavor, frost with lemon frosting.

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About Luscious Lemon Cookies

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

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