Pink Lemonade Butter Cookies

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Arlene M.

By
@TennesseeYankee

I got this recipes from someone in another recipe forum, made them as a birthday gift, and found them to be so good I couldn't resist eating a bunch myself!

If you can't find Pink Lemonade cake mix (which is apparently seasonal), you can use other flavors; just change the lemon extract and zest to something that is complimentary to the flavor you're selected. (Orange with orange, almond with chocolate, etc.)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Maked about 3 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1 box
pillsbury pink lemonade cake mix
1 stick
butter
1 pkg
cream cheese (8 oz.)
1
egg
1 tsp
lemon extract
grated zest of one lemon
granulated sugar for rolling
powdered sugar for rolling

How to Make Pink Lemonade Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream butter until soft and creamy.

    Add cream cheese; beat until smooth.

    Beat in egg, lemon extract and lemon zest until combined.

    Add cake mix; beat until well mixed. If dough is too soft to roll into balls, refrigerate 1-2 hours until easy to handle.

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Roll dough into 1 1/4-inch balls; roll balls in granulated sugar to coat, then drop them into confectioners' sugar to coat well. Place the dough balls 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten slightly.

    Bake @ 350 degrees for 9-12 minutes. DO NOT overbake. Take cookies out of the oven when they look a little underdone.


    Let the cookies cool on the pan for 1-2 minutes; remove to wire racks and cool completely. Store in an airtight airtight. Makes about 2 1/2-3 dozen.

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About Pink Lemonade Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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