Easy Lemon Sugar Snaps Recipe

A cup of cornmeal adds a grainy texture to these easy cookies. You get a tangy taste from the lemon peels with a sugary sweet addictiveness that you can’t resist. Give these lemon snaps a try to see if they’ll be your next favorite snacker.

How To Make Easy Lemon Sugar Snaps

A mild textured cookie flavored with zesty lemon peels and white sugar.

  • ¾ cup butter (softened)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp lemon peel (finely shredded )
  • coarse sugar (or granulated sugar)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl beat butter and egg with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  3. Gradually beat in cake mix until combined; stir in cornmeal and lemon peel.
  4. Using 1 Tbs. of dough for each cookie, roll into 1-inch balls.
  5. Roll in sugar.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  8. Let cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
  9. Transfer to wire rack.
  10. Cool completely.

How To Make Easy Lemon Sugar Snaps

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A mild textured cookie flavored with zesty lemon peels and white sugar.

Preparation: 10 mins
resting 7 mins
Cooking: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 17 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp lemon peel finely shredded
  • coarse sugar or granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl beat butter and egg with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  3. Gradually beat in cake mix until combined; stir in cornmeal and lemon peel.
  4. Using 1 Tbs. of dough for each cookie, roll into 1-inch balls.
  5. Roll in sugar.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  8. Let cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
  9. Transfer to wire rack.
  10. Cool completely.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 99mg
  • Calories: 317kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 74mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 453mg
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Vitamin A: 527IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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