Saturday, June 22, 2013

Lemon Drop Cookie

Lemon Drop Cookie
If you like lemon drop candy, you would like this cookie. I was inspired to make these when I found a Lemonhead Cookie recipe. The original recipe uses a lemon cake mix. I decided to go with the Jello cookie route I've done before. I have to admit, this is going to be a big hit for me, I LOVE lemon drops. I would definitely make this again.

So here is the recipe:

1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 - 3 oz package of Lemon Jello
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon lemon juice
 2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup crushed lemon drop candy (like Lemonheads)

Mix butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients. Form 1 inch ball, roll ball in sugar, place on  baking sheet and flatten using bottom of a glass. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 8 minutes.


  1. Julie, how about bringing this lovely cookie over to Food on friday: Snacks & Treats - over at Carole's Chatter. Cheers

  2. Julie, so glad you stopped by! Cheers

  3. Yum, you just made me hungry again!

  4. this look wonderful! May have to try this sometime. Thanks for sharing.


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