Lemon Pudding Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by recipecollector

The BEST soft sugar cookies I ever tasted! I brought these to work and got lots of compliments! I love the lemon flavor. The recipe was given to me by my student's Mom.

Top Review by Sweet Irene

I've been using this recipe for 5 years or more and don't know how I missed writing a review. Everyone loves these cookies when I make them. They are great as is, but I like a lot of lemon flavor so I add 1/2 tsp of lemon extract and 2 tsps of lemon zest to the dough and then ice them with a lemon glaze made with powdered sugar, lemon zest and fresh lemon juice. Either way, they are the best lemon cookies. Thank you for posting this yummy recipe....

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large bowl, cream butter, oil and sugars.
  3. Beat in eggs, vanilla and dry pudding mix.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, tartar and soda.
  5. Gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  6. Roll a tablespoonful of dough into a ball and roll into sugar.
  7. Place each ball of dough on ungreased cookie sheet at least 2-inches apart.
  8. Flatten with glass bottom, dipped in sugar.
  9. Bake for 6-7 minutes.
  10. Don't over bake.

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