December Recipes

Lemon Thumbprints

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies
Hands On:
10 minutes
Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves:
30

Ingredients

  • 1 (15.25-oz.) box Hy-Vee moist supreme lemon cake mix
  • ¼ cup Hy-Vee canola oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon zest, plus additional for garnish; if desired
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Hy-Vee powdered sugar, for garnish; if desired
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Preparation

1
Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside. Combine cake mix, canola oil, water, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Refrigerate dough for 10 minutes.
2
Preheat oven to 350°. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Press thumb into the center of each cookie.
3
Bake 11 minutes. Remove cookies from oven. If the cookie centers have puffed up during baking, re-press with the back of a small spoon.
4
Cool on cookie sheets for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool. If desired, garnish cookie centers with lemon zest and dust cookies with powdered sugar.

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