Lemon Crispies

Lemon Crispies Mix with stack of cookies
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
30 mins
Freeze Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
52 mins
54 cookies


  • 1 ½ cup sugar-sweetened lemonade mix

  • 1 cup white baking pieces

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup very finely crushed lemon drops


  1. In a 1-quart jar layer lemonade mix, 1/2 cup of the white baking pieces, the flour, baking soda, salt, and the remaining 1/2 cup baking pieces, tapping jar gently as you layer; fasten lid. Place crushed lemon drops in a small resealable plastic bag; seal bag and tie or attach it to jar. Include directions for making cookies with gift.

To Make Cookies:

Set aside bag of crushed lemon drops. Empty the contents of the jar into a large bowl. Stir in 2 eggs, 1/4 cup softened butter, and 1/4 cup canola oil until combined (knead dough if necessary to combine). Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in crushed lemon drops to coat. Freeze balls for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place balls 3 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool.

To Make Ahead:

Store jar of mix in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.

To Store:

Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

75 Calories
3g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 54
Calories 75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.9mg 10%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 8mg 0%
Folate, total 9.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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