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December 27, 2012

Recipe of the Week: 12/27/2012

Lisa Perkins, who works in the Traverse City Record-Eagle newsroom, shared this recipe for lemon-flavored cookies. She acquired it from her aunt, Ruth Shindledecker of Lima, Ohio, and asked for the recipe because they were so good — and, as it turns out, very easy.

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

1 (18 1/4 oz.) lemon box cake mix

1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip

1 egg

Mix all ingredients. Form into balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar. (Note: Dough will be very sticky; it's best to just drop by teaspoonful into powdered sugar and then roll into balls.)

Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool in pan a few minutes before removing.

(Variation: These cookies can be made with any cake mix for a different flavor.)

Share your favorite recipe with fellow food lovers, and we'll send you an apron. Please provide recipe, along with your name, mailing address, phone number and some details on you, where you got the recipe and why you like it, to: Recipe of the Week, Record-Eagle, 120 W. Front, Traverse City, MI 49685; fax (231) 946-8632; or email We'll send a Record-Eagle apron to those whose recipes are printed.

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