Simple Lemon Cookies

When I need a few moments to relax, I make myself a nice cup of hot tea. There is something so soothing about tea, that I always feel more relaxed after having a cup. The only thing that makes my tea better is enjoying a nice freshly baked cookie to go with it. While pretty much any freshly baked cookie will do, one of my favorites is a soft lemon cookie.

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I have tasted many a lemon cookie in my lifetime. I like lemon bars, but sometimes I just long for something a little less sweet. One of my all time favorites was the Lemon Pastry Creme cookie that the Girl Scouts made several years ago.

I am still waiting for the Girl Scouts to bring those back.

At least, I can hope.

In the meantime, I make these super simple lemon cookies using a boxed lemon cakes mix.

This lemon cookie recipe is easy and tasty!


They are so simple and perfect for brunch, or tea.

Lemon Cookies

1 box lemon cake mix

2 eggs

1/2 cup butter (1 stick) softened

2 tablespoons powdered sugar (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine listed ingredients and spoon by rounded teaspoons onto cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Let cool a few minutes before removing from sheet. You can sprinkle them with a touch of powdered sugar, if you wish.


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Have one with me won’t you? Do you drink hot tea? What is your favorite flavor?


Recipe for easy lemon cookies that are light, fluffy, tasty and so simple to make!


  1. Oh my gosh!! These look amazing!! Had to pin. They combine my two favorite things…cookies and lemon!!!! 🙂 Stop by my blog today if you get a chance – I have a new and awesome giveaway! 🙂

  2. I have totally forgotten what lemon cookies taste like its been that long since I’ve had one. Thanks for the simple and yummy recipe!

  3. Love how simple these are and look just like spring! 🙂

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  6. Lovely must try these, hv a great weekend 🙂 x

  7. oh yum!!!! These look amazing!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  8. Mouth-watering! 🙂 Can’t wait to try them…mmm with tea. 🙂

  9. I agree with you about tea.
    Now, how are you with making lemon bars? There’s a nice recipe for one in the LA Times about 2 years ago.

  10. I am actually more of a coffee drinker, but I totally could see sitting with a hot cup and some cookies to relax with. They look great and I love how easy they are!!!

  11. Just made these for a friend that needed a little boost. Thanks so much!

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