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Lemon Cooler Cookies Recipe

Lemon Cooler Cookies Recipe

Baking soda helps brown these crisp, lemony shortbread-like goodies that were created by our Test Kitchen staff.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:21 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon yellow decorating sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the butter, oil and sugar. Beat in the egg, egg white, lemonade concentrate and lemon peel. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to egg mixture.
  • 2. Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with yellow sugar. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 116 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 fat

Reviews for Lemon Cooler Cookies

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Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"These were good and easy to make. Not sure if I liked them or not... Lemon really isn't my style in cooking."

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"these were very good. Nice lemon flavor. I used a cookie press, but I think they would be fine just flattened out if you don't have one."

Reviewed Aug. 13, 2009

"I don't have a cookie press! Can I just make little balls and flatten them with a sugar-dipped glass?"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2009

"well, it say's thawed lemonade concentrate, so that would be the frozen kind."

Reviewed Jul. 21, 2009

"It says thawed lemon concentrate so I would guess it's the canned frozen lemonade."

Reviewed Jun. 26, 2009

"I am unclear as to if you are using powdered concentrate of frozen concentrate. Some one please advise as they sound delicious!"

Reviewed Jun. 26, 2009

"Are you using powder (Countrytime) or frozen concentrate?


Reviewed Dec. 10, 2008

"These are the best cookie. My daughter loves them."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.