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)
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


  • 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.

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About Luscious Lemon Cookies

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