Lemon Cookies

Serves: 30
Total Calories: 39


1 package Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow (lemon) cake mix
1/3 cup shortening
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
1 tub Betty Crocker Whipped or Rich & Creamy lemon ready-to-spread frosting or
Lemon Buttercream Frosting (see Fabulous Frostings and Glazes chapter)


1- Heat oven to 375°. Stir half of the cake mix, the shortening, butter and egg in medium bowl until well mixed. Stir in remaining cake mix.

2- Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

3- Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown around edges. Cool 1 minute remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Frost with frosting.

High Altitude (3500 to 6500 feet): No changes.

1 Cookie: Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 70) Fat 8g (Saturated 4g) Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 160mg Carbohydrate 21g (Dietary Fiber 0g) Protein 0g. % Daily Value: Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 8% Iron 4%.

Betty's Tip If you really love lemon, add 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel to the dough and stir 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel into the frosting.

From "Betty Crocker's Ultimate Cake Mix Cookbook." Text Copyright 2004 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 30
Total Calories: 39
Calories from Fat: 38

This Lemon Cookies recipe is from the Betty Crocker Ultimate Cake Mix Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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