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Lemon sugar cookies stacked on a yellow bag along with lemon slices and a glass of milk
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Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies ~ Easy, Soft Lemon Pudding Cookies Rolled in Sugar!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 c. butter softened
  • 1 c. canola oil
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3.4 oz pkg instant lemon pudding
  • 4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Sugar for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter, oil and sugars. Beat in eggs, vanilla and dry pudding mix.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Mix into wet mixture until combined.
  • Make into balls the size of a tablespoon and roll in sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet two inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are just starting to turn golden brown and the tops are starting to crack. Remove to wire rack to coo.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 46mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1.3mg