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3.86 from 7 votes

Lemon Cookies

You're going to love these easy-to-make cake mix Lemon Cookies that are drizzled with a simple, sweet homemade glaze!
Prep Time10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: bar cookies, lemon, lemon dessert
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 1 package 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • Glaze
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer until well blended.
  • Beat in egg until smooth.
  • On low speed, mix in cake mix until blended.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets using a cookie scoop if you have one.
  • Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Don't overbake.
  • Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes before adding to a cooling rack.
  • Cool completely before adding glaze.
  • In small bowl, beat the glaze ingredients with spoon or mixer until smooth.
  • Add to either a bowl and dip tops of cookies in the bowl OR to a piping bag to drizzle glaze over cookies.
  • Store covered in an airtight container at room temperature.