Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies - The Southern Lady Cooks

The Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies are perfect when you need a quick dessert. These are a wonderful addition to any gathering and if you love lemon you will love these. Made with a cake mix and only a few ingredients, these cookies come together quickly. They look great on a white platter and would be great for a baby or wedding shower. You only need 5 simple things to make these cookies!

Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies Simple Ingredients:

Lemon Supreme Cake Mix




Rice Krispie Cereal

These simple cookies would be great for brunch. I really feel like they are the perfect spring/summer cookie, with lemon and vanilla they have a wonderful flavor. If you have followed our website for any amount of time you know we have many recipes from scratch but sometimes you just need something simple. You may also love these delicious cake mix brownies, super easy and we love them.

If you are a big lemon fan and like to make cakes from scratch this delicious Lemon Chess Cake will quickly become a family favorite. Its a very popular cake!

Full printable recipe in recipe card below. 

Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies - The Southern Lady Cooks

Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies

Only 5 simple ingredients
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Easy Lemon Vanilla Cookies
Servings: 10 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 15.25 ounce Lemon Supreme cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of butter melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1 cup of Rice Krispie cereal


  • Mix lemon cake mix, egg, butter and vanilla together in a bowl.
  • Add in cereal.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake on 350 for 10-12 minutes until set.
  • Cool and serve. Makes around 36 cookies.

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