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Lemon Cool Whip Cookies

posted by Julie Evink on June 10, 2013

Lemon Cool Whip Cookies ~ Light, Airy Cookies made with only 3 ingredients! via

Thanks to this wonderful sponsorship from Albion Fit I felt the urge to make a treat, Lemon Cool Whip Cookies, that was “Healthified”. Notice the equations. I don’t think cookies every truly become healthy but this one is lightened up a bit, plus it’s light and airy, yet cake like in texture. Let’s just say my hubby who swears he doesn’t like lemon devoured these. He went as far as to have a few the next morning on his way out the door.

He doesn’t eat breakfast. So this is saying a lot! I love how they were light, fluffy, yet chewy and just melt in your mouth. Don’t worry I was hesitant when I saw Cool Whip listed on the ingredients, but Jen over at Yummy. Healthy. Easy  made them and she pretty much rocks so I gave them a try!

Lemon Cool Whip Cookies

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 36 cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Lemon Cool Whip Cookies


  • 1 box (18.25 oz) Pillsbury Lemon Cake Mix
  • 1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip, Lite
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl combine Cool Whip and eggs. Mix well. Add in cake mix and mix until combined.
  2. Refrigerate cookie dough for 1/2 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Remove dough from fridge. Using a cookie scoop make cookies, rolling in powdered sugar and placing on a cookie sheet lined with a Silpat or parchment paper. Bake for 9-11 minutes.
  5. Cool for 2 minutes on pan and then remove to wire rack. Store in refrigerator.
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  • tanya

    Cool Whip is practically air, so it makes these cookies practically air too? Definitely healthified! Love lemon anything!

    • Julie Evink

      It’s as “healthified” as I get!!!

  • Michelle D...

    I also love thumb holes. The hoodies look cozy too.

  • Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust

    I must, must, MUST make these!! So amazing!

  • Cindy Brickley

    This is a great recipe, but I don’t like lemon. So I think I might try them with a strawberry flavored cake mix instead or another flavor. Thank you for the post. The cookies look divine.

  • Emily @Sweet Bella Roos

    I have been on a lemon bar kick lately, and now I can’t wait to try lemon cookies! They look so light and yummy! Would love for you to come link up at my Pin It Thursday party

  • The Better Baker

    What a fantastic cookie. I LOVE anything easy, and unusual too. Thanks so much for sharing at Weekend Potluck.

  • Cathy

    I would love for you to share and link up at my weekly TGIF Link Party if you haven’t already this week. Your favorite posts, most popular, recent or new! The party is open every Thursday night and closes Wednesday’s at midnight. Followed by (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday! Hope you will join us! Have a wonderful week!

    Hugs, Cathy

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