Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

5 from 12 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total: 52 minutes

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Strawberry crinkle cookies are perfect for a summer day or any day. They are refreshing and simple and fun. These Crinkle cookies are so easy and will definitely make you smile.

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This Strawberry Crinkle cookie recipe is the perfect recipe to make with your kids, or for your kids. Making cookies is a great way to do something fun and have a sweet reward at the end. Serve with some strawberry lemonade and you will have the perfect tea party or picnic.


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What We Love About This Strawberry Crinkle Cookies Recipe

This cookie recipe takes just a few ingredients and a few minutes to make, the longest part will be letting the cookie dough chill in the fridge. These sweet treats would be great for Valentine’s Day, Easter, a tea party, baby shower, etc.

  • 30 Minute: This easy recipe takes less than thirty minutes other than the resting time.
  • Easy Recipe Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: Since your kids can help you make the cookies, they’ll love eating them!
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, low calorie or dairy free, etc.
ingredients needed to make crinkle cookies from cake mix.

Ingredient Notes for Strawberry Cookies

  • Strawberry Cake Mix: A box of cake mix that you like
  • Lemonade Cake Mix: Any brand that you like
  • Large Eggs: 4, two for each
  • Cooking oil: A neutral oil
  • Powdered sugar: To finish on top of the cookie
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Equipment Needed for Crinkle Lemon Cookies

How to Make Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

These are the basic steps for making this easy recipe for strawberry cookies from cake mix. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

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STEP 1: Make Dough

First, in a large bowl, mix the strawberry cake mix with eggs and oil. Second, repeat with the lemonade cake mix. Then refrigerate for 30 minutes.

a collage of 4 images showing how to put together the dough to make lemon strawberry crinkle cookies.

STEP 2: Preheat

Next, preheat the oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place powdered sugar in a small bowl. Scoop half a scoop of lemon and half a scoop of strawberry and roll balls together. Then, roll in powdered sugar and place on the cookie sheets.

STEP 3: Bake

Finally, bake for 10 to 12 minutes, then transfer to a cooling wire rack.

Prep and Storage Tips for this Easy Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS DELICIOUS COOKIES RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Homemade cookie dough can stay in the refrigerator for up to four days wrapped in plastic wrap or in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS EASY COOKIES RECIPE

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS EASY COOKIE RECIPE

Freeze the cookie dough for up to four months in a freezer bag or airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions about Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS CAKE MIX LEMON CRINKLE COOKIES RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Of course, you can tweak this recipe to make it a little healthier, try a gluten free mix, a low calorie cake mix or a powdered sugar alternative.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CAKE FLAVORS?

Indeed, you can mix and match with the flavors that you enjoy.

CAN THIS STRAWBERRY CAKE MIX COOKIES RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Truly it is easy to adjust. Freeze what you do not use or double for more cookies.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CAKE DOUGH AND COOKIE DOUGH?

Often a cake batter is a runnier and thinner batter, while cookie dough is a denser and more thick batter, however the way this cake mix is made makes it into a cookie dough.

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Expert Tips for Making This Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies Recipe

  • Add White Chocolate Chips: It makes a sweet surprise for these Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies.
  • Strawberries: Freeze dried strawberries can be chopped up and added to these cookies.
  • Variation tip: Ice these cookies with your favorite frosting or drizzle with your favorite icing.
  • Alternate ingredient: Top with your favorite sprinkles.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cookies can be cooked in the air fryer too.

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Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

5 from 12 votes
Strawberry crinkle cookies are perfect for a summer day or any day. They are refreshing and simple and fun. These Crinkle cookies are so easy and will definitely make you smile.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 36 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 52 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Strawberry Cake Mix box
  • 1 Lemonade Cake Mix box
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine strawberry cake mix, 2 eggs and 1/3 cup of oil.
  • In a second large mixing bowl, combine lemonade cake mix, 2 eggs and 1/3 cup of oil.
  • Refrigerate both cake mixes for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees, line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place powdered sugar into a bowl.
  • Scoop out 1/2 cookie scoop of strawberry cake mix and 1/2 cookie scoop of lemonade cake mix.
  • Gently roll the two flavored balls together into a single cookie dough ball.
  • Roll the two-flavored cookie dough ball in powdered sugar and place on the prepared cookie sheet. Repeat with the rest of the cookie dough, placing them two inches apart.
  • Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove the cookies and allow them to cool for 5 minutes on the pan before transferring them from the cookie sheet to a wire rack to cool completely.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add White Chocolate Chips: It makes a sweet surprise for these Lemon Strawberry Crinkle Cookies.
  • Strawberries: Freeze dried strawberries can be chopped up and added to these cookies.
  • Variation tip: Ice these cookies with your favorite frosting or drizzle with your favorite icing.
  • Alternate ingredient: Top with your favorite sprinkles.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cookies can be cooked in the air fryer too.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg

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