Recipe: Lemon Cake-Mix Cookies

These cookies are soooo yummy, and aren't laden with a bunch of extra stuff like sugar, butter, etc. And they're pretty easy to make, too.

What You Need:
-1 box yellow cake mix
-2 eggs
-1/3 cup vegetable oil
-2-3 Tbsp lemon juice
-about 1/3 C powdered sugar

What You Do:

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray (I used these fun backing mats that I got from my bridal shower--thanks Bree!

2. Mix together the cake mix, lemon juice, 2 eggs, and vegetable oil with a mixer. The dough will be sticky. 

3. Put the powdered sugar into a small bowl (before your hands get messy). 
Take about a spoonful of the dough (or eyeball it because this gets SUPER sticky), and as best as you can, form it into about 1" ball. I won't lie, this is difficult.
Roll the ball around in the powdered sugar, and place it on the baking sheet.

4. Bake for 6-8 minutes, checking around 6 minutes to make sure they don't burn. Mine were done around 7.5 minutes. They will be just slightly brown on the edges. 
5. Let them sit for about 5 minutes before putting them on a cooling rack....or spreading them out on a plate, like I did.

These are light and really tasty. I would definitely make these again, for us, or to bring to a BBQ or something. The little girls that I made them for really loved them, too.

P.S. today marks the 20th anniversary of the movie Speed with Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves. Who feels old???? (I do.)


  1. Those look amazing and old yes, very old.

  2. Mmmm I might try these! I love lemon yumminess

  3. i admit i have never seen Speed but maybe i have to and what an easy recipe, awesome for when those last minute guests are coming over

  4. I'm definitely making these!


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