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Lemon-Lime Crackle Cookies

You can taste the spirit of Christmases past in these chewy old-time cookies with their crackle tops and lemony flavor. They're a luscious addition to cookie exchanges.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 envelopes whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a blender or food processor, combine the coconut, lemon zest and lime zest. Cover and process until finely chopped, about 30 seconds; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine whipped topping, eggs, dry whipped topping mix and lemon juice. Add dry cake mix and coconut mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls into a bowl of confectioner's sugar. Shape into balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Dream Whip topping.
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  • love_my_life
    May 21, 2010

    This is a very, very light and moist cake-type cookie that might be served at a tea party. It is so soft that it can easily fall apart. The cookie is tasty- but would not travel well.