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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

Cake mix can almost be considered a misnomer for how versatile it is! One of our favorite test kitchen tricks is to use cake mix to make quick homemade cookies. Cake mix cookies tend to be a bit lighter and fluffier than your standard cookie, so you’re not breaking a tooth just biting into it!

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 40 cookies 1x
  • Category: Bakery

Ingredients

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  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the cake mix, whipped topping, egg, and lemon zest. Mix on medium-high speed for 3 minutes, until well combined, pausing once to scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  3. Put the confectioners’ sugar in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop, shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in the confectioners’ sugar and place them on the prepared baking sheets 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until the cookies are lightly golden brown.
  4. Cool completely on a wire rack for 10 to 15 minutes before removing from the pans and storing in plastic storage containers . . . or eating!
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