When life gives you lemon cake mix, make lemonade cookies! Mmm-mmm! These cookies will make a perfect addition to your Memorial Day celebration this weekend!
In consideration of Memorial Day this weekend, I wrote a post on how to send these via snail mail to loved ones – go check it out if you’re interested in sending these cookies (or other cookies!) to brighten someone’s day!
Let’s get started! Here’s what you’ll need (full recipe is at the bottom of the page):
Using a stand or a hand mixer, cream the butter and cake mix together. Add eggs one at a time and then fold in the white chocolate chips.
I managed to forget to take a picture of the bowl of cookie dough before moving onto the next steps. Use your imagination?
Using your hands, scoop out a little bit of the dough.
This picture cracks me up a little bit. Such a lonely looking little piece of dough.
Roll the dough into a ball and then roll it in some of the sprinkles on the plate. You only need sprinkles on the top part of the dough ball.
But I don’t think anyone will be overly upset if you cover the entire cookie in sprinkles.
Next, roll the ball of dough in the powdered sugar.
I roll the dough around in my hand a little bit to shake off some of the excess sugar.
We try to watch our sugar intake around here, people.
And let me tell you, I’ve made a couple of batches of these cookies this week and I’ve watched my husband intake a lot of sugar.
I messed up the first batch of these cookies for photos so I had to do a redo for this post.
So. Many. Cookies.
Once you’ve got your cookie pan full, pop it in the oven for about 8 minutes and then they’re ready to eat or deliver!
These cookies will perfectly compliment any BBQ or backyard shindig this weekend for Memorial Day! As we celebrate freedom this weekend, let’s take a moment to remember those who fought for that precious gift. And it is so precious.
And I am so thankful.
- 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter, slightly softened
- 1 box (16.5 oz) lemon cake mix
- 2 eggs
- 1 c white chocolate chips
- 1/3 c powdered sugar
- red, white and blue sprinkles (optional)