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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

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You’ll love the flavor of this Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe! Using a lemon cake mix is the perfect simple process! Fast, simple, and flavorful!

The next time you’re craving a sweet citrus dessert, save this printable recipe and return to it. It’s one of the best cookie recipes out there!

If you want a chewy cookie that doesn’t disappoint, I can promise you this. It’s loaded with flavor – and so simple to make!

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Yummy cookie recipes like this are the best!

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

There’s a reason I stock up on cake mixes when I go to the store, and recipes like this are it! It’s perfection in a hand-held treat!

My boys are cookie hounds and agree that these cookies are some of the best. They’re so good that they don’t even have to have any topping on them!

You can easily make these for hanging out at home or with that citrus craving. I find that I love making these during the hot summer months!

What texture are cake mix cookies?

Cake mix cookies are a treat that is both soft and chewy. Depending on the mix used, the texture of the finished cookie can vary slightly.

However, in general, cake mix cookies tend to be denser than a typical cookie made from scratch, which gives them a unique texture that is both cake-like and cookie-like at the same time.

Additionally, adding extra ingredients like chocolate chips or nuts can create bursts of crunchiness or gooeyness within the cookie itself, adding even more dimension to its texture.

Overall, cake mix cookies are a delicious option for anyone looking for a sweet treat with a distinct texture.

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How do I reheat cookies to make them soft?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably experienced the dread of biting into a cookie that’s gone stale from sitting out for too long.

But fear not! There’s an easy solution to reviving your favorite sweets and returning them to their soft, chewy goodness.

To reheat cookies and restore their texture, wrap them in a damp paper towel and microwave them for approximately 10 seconds. The moisture from the towel will seep into the cookie and soften it up, making it taste as fresh and delicious as the day it was baked.

So go ahead and enjoy those leftover cookies without any worries of disappointment – they’re just a few seconds away from being perfectly soft and scrumptious once again!

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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Lemon Cake Mix Cookies Recipe uses simple ingredients like a cake mix. They're chewy and so full of citrus flavor!


  • 1 box Lemon Cake Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/3 cup Confectioner's Sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add parchment paper to two baking sheets. Set aside.
  3. Beat the cake mix, eggs, and oil until smooth. This will take about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the confectioner's sugar to a small bowl.
  5. Use a 1 1/2 T cookie scoop to scoop out the batter, then roll the balls in the sugar bowl until coated.
  6. Put the cookie dough balls on the cookie sheets, 3 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden and spread out.
  8. Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet, then move to a cooling rack or serve.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 144Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 198mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 0gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 7/29/2023

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