8 Reviews

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

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ChefDLH December 19, 2011

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!!

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Marsha D. November 16, 2008

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

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Sharon123 December 30, 2011

Well, I have to agree with everybody else. Wonderful!! Loved the fact it uses a cake mix which makes your life easier. And the lemon flavor really shines through. I made mine smaller balls and sprayed my hands with Pam Baking spray so the dough wouldn't stick to my hands. I also doused the fork in water to make it easier to release. And finally, we like ours crunchier so I baked ours 15 minutes. Will be making these again!!!

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nemokitty December 07, 2011

This is a great recipe! I made a few minor changes. I substituted lemon zest for the lemon extract and lemon juice for the milk. And I added a cup of pecans instead of 1/2 cup. The cookies were delicious and easy to make. I took a batch to the office and everyone was asking for the recipe!

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toberead September 21, 2009

Yum -- we loved these cookies!! They have a very lemony flavor, not just a hint of lemon like some other recipes. They are soft, chewy and absolutely delicous. If you like lemon, I would recommend making these; we enjoyed them so much that I made a second batch today and put them in the freezer so I can serve some when we have friends over. Thanks for this wonderful recipe -- it goes in my file of cookie recipes that we thoroughly loved and will make again.

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TasteTester May 01, 2009

These are fantastic!!!! They are so gooey and chewy and the lemon with the pecans is just wonderful!!! I must have made some really big balls because I got some huge cookies!!!! I used a 1 1/2 inch scoop and I chilled my dough for about 1 1/2 hours. I used an organic lemon cake mix and instead of lemon extract, I used the zest of 1 lemon. These cookies are excellent, I will definitely make these again and again!

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Chef*Lee April 17, 2009

I made this recipe on 11/15/08 for the "My-3- Chefs Fall 2008" event.I didn't have any lemon extract, so the same amount of almond was substitutied.( it worked just great, I can only imagine how wonderful this will be when I get the lemon ).Between making up each cookie sheet, the dough was kept chilled so it wouldn't spread too much while baking.The baking time was "right on the money". I let the cookies cool on the sheet for about 5 minutes and then removed to a wire rack to finish cooling. If I could, this cookie recipe would get more than a five star rating. This will be made again. Thank you for posting and,"Keep Smiling :)"

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Chef shapeweaver � November 15, 2008
Cake Mix Lemon Pecan Cookies