Lemon Crisp Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 dozen

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Here’s a quick-to-fix delight that’s perfect to make when you’ve forgotten a treat for a bake sale or potluck. They take only 10 minutes to whip up! The sunny yellow color, big lemon flavor and delightful crunch are sure to bring smiles. —Julia Livingston, Frostproof, Florida
Lemon Crisp Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients (dough will be crumbly). Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 61 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.