Combine lemon cake mix with egg and either butter or thawed frozen whipped topping to form a cookie dough. The frosted cake mix lemon cookie recipe and lemon cake cookie recipe from Betty Crocker are examples of lemon cookie recipes in which cake mix is a major ingredient.
To make frosted cake mix lemon cookies, use a mixer to blend the contents from a box of Betty Crocker SuperMoist lemon cake mix with 1/3 cup of soft butter, 1/4 cup of shortening and 1 egg. Drop tablespoonfuls of the cookie batter onto an ungreased cookie sheet, leaving 2 inches of space between each cookie. Bake the cookies at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for about 10 minutes or until they start to brown at the edges. Allow the cookies to cool completely before decorating them with Betty Crocker Rich and Creamy lemon frosting.
To make lemon cake cookies, whisk the contents from a box of Betty Crocker SuperMoist lemon cake mix with 8 ounces of thawed frozen whipped topping and 1 egg to form a dense and sticky dough. Pour 1/2 cup of powdered sugar into a bowl. Moisten your hands, and roll tablespoonfuls of the cookie dough into balls before coating them with powdered sugar. Arrange the balls on a lightly greased cookie sheet, and bake them at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 10 minutes or until they are set.