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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Melt-in-your-mouth lemon cake mix cookies are a simple cookie and summer favorite. With few ingredients, they are ready in minutes!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Chill30 minutes
Total Time47 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box Lemon Cake Mix
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • With a hand mixer, beat butter, lemon extract, egg, and cream cheese until fluffy. Add in cake mix and beat until smooth.
  • Chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Add ½ cup powdered sugar to a small bowl. Roll dough into ½-1 inch balls and dip in powdered sugar. Placed on greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes. Sift with powdered sugar if desired. ENJOY!



Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 0.5mg