Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies

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An easy gooey lemon cake box cookie with just seven ingredients.  Make a whole batch of cookies in less than 30 minutes.

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter softened (1 stick)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 box lemon cake mix (I use Duncan Hines lemon supreme)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Cream butter and cream cheese with mixer until smooth and creamy. Add egg, lemon juice and lemon zest; mix until combined on low. Add the lemon cake mix in three parts mixing just until combined after each part.
  2. Refrigerate dough for 2 hours.
  3. Roll into 1 inch balls and roll through the powdered sugar. Place on cookie sheets covered with parchment paper.
  4. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool for 2 minutes then remove to cookie cooling racks. When fully cool dust with more powdered sugar.

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Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies

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