Easy Lemon Cookies


  • 1 box Lemon cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3-1/2 cup oil (whatever the cake mix calls for)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • zest of half a lemon


  • 2 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar
  • ~2 Tbs lemon juice
  • zest of the other half of the lemon
  • ~1 tsp corn syrup
  1. Heat the oven to 350*.
  2. Mix the cake mix, oil, eggs, vanilla, and zest.
  3. Form into golf ball sized cookies and place ~2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet, and bake 8-12 minutes, or until golden on the bottom.
  4. While baking, make the icing by mixing lemon juice and confectioners sugar, Add the juice little by little, and stop adding liquid as soon as desired consistency is reached.
  5. Then stir in corn syrup and zest.
  6. Allow cookies to cool, ice, or drizzle with icing, and enjoy!
  • There are so many variations of this cookie possible, chocolate cake mix, spice cake, yellow cake, etc.
Yields approx 2 dozen cookies.

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