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Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies have all the delicious flavors of a pound cake in a cookie. They are a chewy, and light, perfectly lemony cookies that start with a boxed cake mix.

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

Cake mixes aren’t just for making cakes. They make great cookies to! And there are so many flavor combinations you can choose from. Strawberry, lemon and chocolate are three of my favorites.

Baking doesn’t have to be hard or complicated. Sometimes it’s okay to take some shortcuts to save time. You still get the delicious lemon flavor in a soft, chewy cookie that is so good!

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

These Lemon Pound Cake Cookies are quick and easy to prepare and are perfect when you need something sweet but don’t have a lot of time.

Lemon Pound Cake Cookie Recipe

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Ingredients

1 box lemon pound cake. You can also use a plain pound cake too.
1-2 teaspoons lemon extract
1 large egg
1 half stick of softened butter


Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Ingredients

Glaze Recipe (If your pound cake did not come with a packet):

1 cup powdered sugar
2-3 tablespoons water or milk
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


How To Make Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

How To Make Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

Preheat oven to 375. In your stand mixer, add pound cake box mix.

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 1

Add egg then add butter. Mix with paddle for 1-2 minutes.

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 3

Roll 1” balls of dough and place on cookie sheet with baking mat or parchment paper. Using a small glass, dip into powdered sugar and press down on dough to flatten slightly.
Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 6

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 7

Bake cookies for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on baking rack. Mix glaze according to package directions. If you do not have a package, add powdered sugar, milk and extracts into a small bowl. Whisk until smooth. Drizzle onto cookies.

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 8


Lemon Pound Cake Cookies Step 9

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies
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Lemon Pound Cake Cookies

Lemon Pound Cake Cookies have all the delicious flavors of a pound cake in a cookie. They are a chewy, and light, perfectly lemony cookies that start with a boxed cake mix. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Cookies, Lemon Pound Cake Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 20
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 1 box lemon pound cake
  • 1 to 2 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 half stick of softened butter

Glaze (If your pound cake did not come with a packet):

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tbsp water or milk
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. 

  2.  In your stand mixer, add pound cake box mix.

  3. Add egg then add butter. Mix with paddle for 1-2 minutes.

  4. Roll 1” balls of dough and place on cookie sheet with baking mat or parchment paper. 

  5. Using a small glass, dip into powdered sugar and press down on dough to flatten slightly.

  6. Bake cookies for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on baking rack.

  7. Mix glaze according to package directions. If you do not have a package, add powdered sugar, milk and extracts into a small bowl. Whisk until smooth. Drizzle onto cookies. 

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Barbara Lawson

Wednesday 14th of April 2021

Excellent, and I am usually a "cookies must have chocolate" purist. The resident chief baker states they came out flatter than he wanted, but I disagree.

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