Easy Lemon Cake Cookies with Icing

Easy Lemon Cake Cookies with Icing

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Karla Gonzalez
Recipe by  Karla Gonzalez

“Fast, easy, and clean up is a snap! Let your kids help with this one.”

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Original recipe yields 2 dozen



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with foil.
  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheets and bake for no more than 8 minutes. Do not overbake! Once all the cookies are done. Remove the foil. You have a no need to clean baking sheet.
  3. To Make Lemon Icing: Mix together confectioners' sugar, lemon extract, and milk. Mix ingredients together (more or less to your desired liking). When the cookies are warm or completely cooled, place as much icing on them as you like!

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Fantastically easy and yummy! I also tried this recipe with orange cake mix with orange extract in the frosting and served it at a meeting of Very Fussy Ladies who raved about them. I do agree that they are best baked exactly 8 minutes, no more, no less.



I was looking for a quick recipe to use up my box of lemon cake mix, and this was it! VERY easy and yummy. I baked my batch at exactly 8 minutes and they were perfect. I also used canned lemon frosting instead of homemade and they're just as delicious. Definitely a keeper.



I was burnt out on 'Lemon Squares' for my Dad every year (HE LOVES LEMON), and gave this new cookie a try. It was just PERFECT! The cookies baked up so pretty even w/out the icing. I did mix up the icing and drizzled it a wee bit on top while they were warm. I just wanted the flavor of the icing more than anything, and didn't want them to look 'iced'...I don't even really care for Lemon flavor treats, but these were very very GOOD and Dad loved them too! :) Thank you for the recipe!

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Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 287 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs
  • 41.6 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 321 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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