Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

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These Lemon Cake Mix Cookies are deliciously crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Using lemon cake mix makes them full of lemon flavor!

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies on plate in front of boxed cake mix

Lemon Cake Mix Cookes (3 Ingredients)

You’ll love how easy it is to make cookies with cake mix! You just need three ingredients for these cookies: lemon cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil. We keep a box of lemon cake mix in the pantry so we can easily whip these up in time for guests or whenever a craving hits.

eggs, vegetable oil, and lemon cake mix

The basic recipe is super simple and comes together in minutes. The kids can even help! You can also add mix-ins to the batter to make different yummy variations on these lemon cookies. Try adding white or chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, candies, or even mini marshmallows to the cookie dough for a sweet surprise.

Love making easy desserts featuring baking mixes? Check out these popular treats: Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies, Air Fryer Yellow Cake From Box Mix, and Air Fryer Brownies From Box Mix.

close-up of Lemon Cake Mix Cookie

How To Make Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

First set the oven to preheat at 350 degrees. Line two baking sheet with parchment paper so the cookie batter doesn’t stick to them.

In a mixing bowl, add two eggs and whisk them up. Pour in the vegetable oil and mix in with a fork. Finally, add the lemon cake mix and combine all ingredients using fork or whisk.

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies on a baking sheet

Using scoops of about 1/4 cup of batter, lay out 10 cookie dough balls onto baking sheets.

Bake for 15 minutes, then allow them to cool down completely before serving.

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies on a serving plate

Cooking Tips

  • Use a fork or whisk to combine ingredients in mixing bowl
  • Be sure to leave enough room between cookie dough balls as the batter tends to spread as they bake
  • Let the cookies cool completely after baking, so they maintain their shape

hand holding Lemon Cake Mix Cookie

Can I Add Lemon Juice To Store Bought Cake Mix?

Yes! The tartness of the juice will balance out the sweetness of the cake mix and bring out a punch of puckery lemon flavor.

baking sheet of Lemon Cake Mix Cookies in front of box of cake mix

How Can You Make a Store Bought Cake Mix More Moist?

By adding more eggs than the box instructions suggests. Usually, you add 2 eggs to a boxed cake mix, but if you add 3, the cake will more moist and still bake up as usual.

hand holding lemon cookie made with cake mix

What To Serve With Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

We love a refreshing, flavorful drink to wash down these delightful cookies. Try Raspberry Infused Flavored Water, Keto Sangria, or Instant Pot Peach Lemonade With Fresh Peaches. Or for extra lemon flavor– Best Ever Homemade Freshly Squeezed Lemonade.

baked Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

You can also serve these cookies with a fresh fruit dish, such as Fruit and Yogurt Parfait (Starbucks Copycat), Pomegranate Winter Fruit Salad, or Fruit Salad With Strawberries, Kiwis and Bananas.

tray of Lemon Cake Mix Cookies in front of lemon cake mix

More Easy Cookie Recipes To Try

Air Fryer Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies From Pillsbury Cookie Dough

Keto Butter Cookies With Almond Flour

3-Ingredient Coconut Banana Cookies (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

Healthy Snickerdoodles Cookies (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

hand holding lemon cookie made with lemon cake mix

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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

These Lemon Cake Mix Cookies are deliciously crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Using lemon cake mix makes them full of lemon flavor!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
cooling time30 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Baking, Cookie, Dessert
Keyword: Lemon Cake Mix Cookies
Cooking Method: Oven
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 590kcal

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or butter or coconut oil
  • 15.25 oz lemon cake mix (1 box)

Instructions

  • First set the oven to preheat at 350 degrees.
  • Line two baking sheet with parchment paper so the cookie batter doesn't stick to them.
  • In a mixing bowl, add two eggs and whisk them up.
  • Pour in the vegetable oil and mix in with a fork.
  • Finally, add the lemon cake mix and combine all ingredients using fork or whisk.
  • Using scoops of about 1/4 cup of batter, lay out 10 cookie dough balls onto baking sheets.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then allow them to cool down completely before serving.

Notes

  • Use a fork or whisk to combine ingredients in mixing bowl
  • Be sure to leave enough room between cookie dough balls as the batter tends to spread as they bake
  • Let the cookies cool completely after baking, so they maintain their shape
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 590kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 818mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 3mg
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Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Homemade Cookie Cake

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2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Wow! This is an easy recipe and looks delicious!!! I was wondering if I could use unsalted or regular butter instead of oil? I have all the ingredients to make this today! Thanks for posting this!

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