Quick Lemon Crisps

Quick Lemon Crisps


"This recipe was given to me years ago while visiting an aunt in Iowa. It is so easy that even my sister who can't bake to save her life, got them to turn out."


20 m servings 56 cals
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Original recipe yields 72 servings



  • Calories:
  • 56 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Sift flour with baking soda and salt. Cream shortening, and then add sugar and pudding mix. Cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix well; then add flour mixture. Mix until well-blended. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough onto greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
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  1. 20 Ratings


This recipe is quick and easy, and the cookies are very good; however, I wanted CRISP cookies and these were not. The only change I made to the recipe is that I used butter instead of shortenin...

This recipe was completely scrumptious!!! I added lemon extract to make it extra lemony!! My whole family loved it and it was gone with the hour!! I had to make a second batch that day to satisf...

This is a great tasting cookie! I think they're a great summer treat.

I tried these as written, and thought they were a little less lemony than I was expecting. Once I glazed them they were fantastic!

to zip it up and texture it up add lemon zest to mix &sprinkle granulated sugar on top before baking--then a 5 star recipe

They're edible, but I couldn't get past the artificial lemon flavor.

These are really good and really soft - my mom (lemon lover) loved them. Tastes artificial, so don't be expecting that homemade taste. Really good though.

Delicious lemony flavor!! However, I prefer thicker, chewier cookies and these spread quite thin during baking. I solved this problem by refrigerating the dough and then rolling it into balls. A...

Nice subtle lemon flavor. Could ball dough, roll in sugar, and use cookie press for a fancier presentation.