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lemon cake mix cookies with frosting

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies Recipe

Cake Mix Lemon Cookies topped with a delicious lemon frosting. These cookies have perfectly subtle hints of lemon and almond extract. So tasty!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 274 kcal
Author Lil' Luna



  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg


  • 5 tbsp butter softened
  • 2-2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • lemon juice optional


  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!
Nutrition Facts
Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 294mg13%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.