Lemon Cake Mix Cool Whip Cookies are a fun & tasty 3 ingredient soft lemony cookie recipe that everyone loves! Cake mix, Cool Whip and an egg combine for a super simple lemon cookie that tastes delicious.
1tsplemon zest**OR substitute the fresh lemon juice & rind for-- 1 tsp lemon extract + 2 TBSP milk
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Then, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a medium size mixing bowl combine the cake mix, cool whip and egg, stir until well mixed.
Then, using a cookie scoop, scoop the dough and place it onto your prepared baking sheets. Keep each ball of dough about 2 inches apart, give them room to spread out without touching too much.
Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutesor until the cookies are lightly browned on top.
Next, remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to rest on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. The cookies will appear puffy out of the oven, as they cool they will flatten as they rest.
In a small bowl combine the powder sugar, melted butter, lemon juice and lemon zest. Whisk until well combined and smooth.
Proceed to spoon the glaze onto the cookies about 1 teaspoon at a time. Gently spread the glaze around to coat the tops
Lemon Cake Mix Cool Whip Cookies are a delicious and quick treat you can whip up any day of the week!