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Calling all citrus fans! These little lemon drop cookies add a pop of flavor to any meal or dessert tray. Make a big batch of these no-bake cookies so you don't run out!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

30 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 30 mins
about 36 cookies


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl stir together crushed cookies, the 1 cup powdered sugar, the almonds, and the 1/2 cup crushed lemon drops. In a small bowl combine milk, corn syrup, and melted butter. Stir milk mixture into cookie mixture until well mixed.

  • Place finely crushed lemon drops In a small bowl. Shape cookie mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in crushed lemon drops to coat. Place balls on a large baking sheet or tray.

  • Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Before serving, roll balls again in powdered sugar mixture.


To finely crush lemon drops, place candies in a heavy resealable plastic bag. Using a meat mallet or a rolling pin, crush candies into coarse pieces. Transfer the coarse pieces to a food processor; cover and process until finely crushed.

To Store:

Place cookies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 1g; sugars 7g; protein 1g; vitamin a 48.6IU; sodium 16mg; potassium 10.1mg; calcium 0.2mg.