Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies

Cakes & Cupcakes · Cookies · May 2, 2015

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Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies - our new favorite! They are so tasty, lemon-y and delicious! { lilluna.com } Made with a lemon cake mix and topped with a frosting made from powdered sugar, lemon juice, almond extract, vanilla, milk, and butter!

Hello, it’s me, Lily!

Are you having a great weekend? We are! Next week we’re going on a vacation and I’m going to miss a whole week of school and part of my ELM project. Do you know what I’m doing for my ELM project? I have to research a certain animal from the assigned area my teacher gives me. She gave me the Arctic, and I got to pick the Arctic Fox. Guess what? I really do know what the fox says!! The regular fox and the arctic fox make the same sound I’m guessing. It’s like a high-pitched bark. It is really cool!

MY OTHER RECIPES

You know what else is really cool? These Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies we made this week!!! They are scrumptious! I really like lemon and loved the frosting too. They are really easy also. I think you’ll love them just like we did.

Here is the recipe:

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies
 
Serves: 18 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 egg
Frosting:
  • 5 TB butter (softened)
  • 2 - 2¼ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 few tablespoons milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • Lemon juice (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, butter, shortening and egg until well combined.
  3. Using cookie scoop, scoop onto a greased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool completely.
  5. For frosting, mix butter, powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, almond extract and lemon juice (optional) until well combined. Add more milk or powdered sugar depending on the consistency you like.
  6. ENJOY!

Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker.

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies - our new favorite! They are so tasty, lemon-y and delicious! { lilluna.com } Made with a lemon cake mix and topped with a frosting made from powdered sugar, lemon juice, almond extract, vanilla, milk, and butter!

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies - our new favorite! They are so tasty, lemon-y and delicious! { lilluna.com } Made with a lemon cake mix and topped with a frosting made from powdered sugar, lemon juice, almond extract, vanilla, milk, and butter!

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies - our new favorite! They are so tasty, lemon-y and delicious! { lilluna.com } Made with a lemon cake mix and topped with a frosting made from powdered sugar, lemon juice, almond extract, vanilla, milk, and butter!

If you like lemon, make this recipe!

It has sour power!! But not really because they’re not sour. 😉

I hope you can come back again soon for more yummy treats from me.

Love, Lily

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Copycat Swig Cookies recipe - one of the best sugar cookies ever! { lilluna.com } Soft cookies with a frosting made from sour cream, powdered sugar, and almond extract.

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Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies recipe { lilluna.com } So delicious and includes oats, cinnamon, and nutmeg with a smooth powdered sugar glaze!

Old-Fashioned Ice Oatmeal Cookies

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Liz

So good sweet Lily. Thank you so much. Have fun today and all next week.

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