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Lemon-Lime Crackle Cookies

Lemon-Lime Crackle Cookies

"You can taste the spirit of Christmases past in these chewy old-time cookies with their crackle tops and lemony flavor. They're a luscious addition to cookie exchanges."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 18 servings

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  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the coconut, lemon peel and lime peel. Cover and process until finely chopped, about 30 seconds; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine whipped topping, eggs, dry whipped topping mix and lemon juice. Add dry cake mix and coconut mixture; mix well.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls into a bowl of confectioner's sugar. Shape into balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Dream Whip topping.

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Very straight-forward to make. I didn't end up using whipped topping mix because I also couldn't find it, but the cookies ended up being sweet enough. Definitely an interesting texture. They s...

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well if you like lemon cake you will like these. too cakey and not enough cook-y for me but tasted good. dough is sticky and anything rolling in powdered sugar is messy.

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Very straight-forward to make. I didn't end up using whipped topping mix because I also couldn't find it, but the cookies ended up being sweet enough. Definitely an interesting texture. They s...

I made these for a cookie exchange because I wanted something different - they were wonderful! They taste just like a lemon bar, but in cookie form. They were a hit! I followed the recipe except...

These cookies came out wonderfully, even though I used a toaster oven (I turned the temperature down 25 degrees since the oven tends to burn things). I also omitted the whipped topping mix (the...

I've never made a cookie with such interesting ingredients! These cookies are great - I made them at Christmas time, but they would be great in the summertime. They're super light and refreshi...

These cookies are fantastic!!! I followed the recipe exactly and they are definitely the best lemon cookie I've ever tasted. (Actually, they could be the best cookie in general!) They are ver...

These were good but the texture wasn't what I expected. They were somewhat spongey. still pretty good though. I liked having the fresh zest and juice in the recipe.

Thanks Ada. Good recipe. My daughters, a friend of mine and me all enjoyed your cookies. Love that they're soft and are easy to make. Nice taste.

Wow, these were terrific! Lemony, tender, lightly chewy, HUGE. The lime seemed unnecessary, so will try it without. Next time I'll make them much smaller than the recipe, maybe dropped by teas...

Love these!!! The dough might scare one into thinking they won't turn out right as it is very gooey and jello-like. However, once the tablespoonfuls hit the powdered sugar, they are easily rolle...