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This Simple Lemon Cookies recipe makes the loveliest light, lemon cookies!

These delightful Cake mix lemon cookies only take a few ingredients and you won’t believe how easy they are and just how delicious they are too! These are also perfect for a spring brunch, afternoon tea or as a lunchbox treat!


lemon cookies with crinkles

Hello Friends! Hope you are having a great week and staying warm. It has been chilly here and there is nothing that warms me up like a cup of hot steaming tea. Of course, I also need a little something to go with it and today I am sharing the perfect cookie recipe when you want a light, sweet treat.

There is something so soothing about tea and cookies, that just taking a moment to think about it relaxes me.While pretty much any freshly baked cookie will do, one of my favorites is a cookie made with this Lemon Cookie Recipe from a cake mix. 

This is an updated recipe from a couple of years ago.

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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.


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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!

I am always for a good shortcut and using a cake mix to make these cookies is a good one. Everyone loves these cookies!

Cake Mix Lemon Cookies

For more great cookie recipes, check out:

Sour Cream Lemon cookies – These soft lemon cookies are soft and delicious!

Soft Snickerdoodles – light cinnamon cookies that are like air!

Best Ever Chocolate Chip cookie recipe – a favorite for years and the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!

Don’t forget to pin this recipe.

Lemon cookies

Easy Lemon Cookies Recipe

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 the cookie sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes. Let cool a few minutes before removing from the sheet. You can sprinkle them with a touch of powdered sugar if you wish.

No one will know that you made these from a cake mix, at least from my experience. You can keep that part a secret or share the recipe, I leave it up to you!


By the way, I have another really good cookie recipe from a cake mix, it is these Easy Peanut Butter Cookies. I just love these and the recipe is so easy it is silly! Try them out sometime when you need a quick cookie recipe.

Other great cookies recipes you might enjoy:

Easy Peanut butter cookies – these cookies come together with just six ingredients!

peanut butter cake mix cookies

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What is your favorite cookie?

Lemon Cookies


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