Cake Mix Lemon Pecan Cookies

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

So easy and yummy! I received this recipe from a church friend and fell in love with them! You may use other flavors of cake mix.

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  • 1 (18 ounce) package lemon supreme cake mix
  • 13 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 12 cup pecans, chopped


  1. With mixer blend butter, eggs, milk and extract.
  2. Mix in cake mix and chopped pecans.
  3. Chill dough before placing on parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Form into large balls, place on baking sheet and press down with fork.
  5. Bake 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Let cool before removing from baking sheet.
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5 5

Great recipe! I normally don't like lemon or fruity cookies but these made a lover out of me! They were addicting. So full of lemon flavor! Kids and adults loved them. My only wish was that I made a double batch because I made most of yhe batch for others and wanted more for our family. Super sticky dough so I used nemokitty's idea and put Pam on my hands. Genius! Also I pressed the fork horizontal and then vertical kind of like a multiple line tic tac toe board and the tops were bakery homemade pretty. Thanks for posting SeasonedCook! Enjoy! we did! ChefDLH

5 5

This is a wonderful recipe! I saw some photos in the photo forum and just had to have some of these cookies. Unfortunately I didn't have a lemon cake mix on hand but I did have a "Orange Supreme Cake Mix". I used orange extract and white chocolate chips in place of the pecans that I didn't have either. They turned out "Great" :) A easy recipe to make and Oh! so delicious. Thanks for sharing this versable recipe for cookies. YUM!!

5 5

Nice lemony taste! I made this as part of gifts for Christmas. Everyone enjoyed. Thanks!