Lemon Snowflakes Recipe
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Lemon Snowflakes Recipe

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Four ingredients is all it takes to whip up these delightful cookies.—Linda Barry, Dianna, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:33 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 33 servings


  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 2-1/4 cups whipped topping
  • 1 egg
  • Confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 87 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, whipped topping and egg until well blended. Batter will be very sticky.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls into confectioners' sugar; roll lightly to coat. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned and tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Lemon Snowflakes in Country Woman November/December 1992, p35

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014

"Really don't know why everyone is raving about this recipe ?! This was just ok. Won't be making this again ! Cookies made from scratch are much better!!!!"

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2014

"Frist time I made them they were too sweet; however, second time I made them I substituted the whipping topping with sour cream, much better."

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"Easy, tasty and inexpensive. Great recipe! :)"

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"The cookie trifecta: easy to make, very tasty, and soft and chewy!"

Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"Love these. Been making them a couple years now. Have used chocolate & spice cake mix as well! We call the lemon ones Yellow Snow cookies! LOL"

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