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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies rolled in confectioners sugar on cooling rack

Lemon Cake Cookies

These lemon cake cookies are super easy and super delicious!
Made with only 4 easy ingredients of lemon cake mix, Cool Whip, an egg and powdered sugar, this recipe can be ready in just 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Cake Cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 106kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • Baking Sheet
  • Baking Mat
  • Silicone Spatula


  • 1 box Lemon Cake Mix about 17 ounces
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip thawed
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease baking sheet or cover with a non-stick mat
  • Combine egg, cake mix and Cool Whip in a mixing bowl.
  • Stir until well mixed.
  • Drop by teaspoon into powdered sugar and coat well. Using the palm of your hand roll into a ball shape.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until lightly golden brown.


  • Defrost Cool Whip or frozen whipped topping in the refrigerator at least 4 hours before making the recipe
  • Defrosting whipped topping on the counter or in the microwave is unpredictable and may negatively affect the texture of the cookies
  • Lemon cake mix can be substituted for any flavor of cake mix
  • Cookie dough becomes easier to work with after being coated with confectioners sugar
  • Be sure not to over bake the cookies!


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg