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Chewy Lemon Crinkle Crinkle Cookies

Chewy Lemon Crinkle Cookies are a snap to make and so simple. Cool Whip, Lemon cake mix and powdered sugar transform into delicious lemon pillows of heaven!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: chewy cookies, crinkle cookie recipe, easy cookie recipe, lemon cookies
Servings: 36 servings
Calories: 81kcal


  • Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 box Lemon Cake Mix
  • OR
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Wet Ingredients:
  • 1- 8 oz container Cool Whip
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lemon zest only
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk in the sugar with the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Add the cool whip, egg and with a beater mix until well blended. Dough will be SUPER thick and sticky.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls into a bowl of powdered sugar and roll to coat. Pat the powdered sugar on the dough and place on a cookie sheet lined with a Silpat sheet or parchment paper.
  • Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool and firm up a little.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.1mg