Lemon Chicks 2

Lemon Chicks

These delicious snowmen like chicks are little drops of lemon heaven.  Influenced by a family renowned lemon cookie recipe, Easter disappointment is not an option with treats like this.

AuthorCarley KnutsenDifficultyBeginner

Cookies
 1 Box Lemon Cake Mix
 ½ cup Oil
 1 tsp Lemon Zest
 2 Eggs
 Yellow Food Coloring (optional)
Decorations
 Mini Chocolate Chips
 Red/Orange Icing
 Orange Gumdrops (we used dried papaya fruit)

Cookies
1

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, then roll a ball of dough into a 3/4 inch ball to make the head and another 1 1/2 inch ball for the body. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.

Decorations
2

As soon as the cookies come out of the oven, press the mini chocolate chips into the head to create eyes. Once the cookies have cooled, draw legs with the icing and attach the beaks. Then enjoy.

Ingredients

Cookies
 1 Box Lemon Cake Mix
 ½ cup Oil
 1 tsp Lemon Zest
 2 Eggs
 Yellow Food Coloring (optional)
Decorations
 Mini Chocolate Chips
 Red/Orange Icing
 Orange Gumdrops (we used dried papaya fruit)

Directions

Cookies
1

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, then roll a ball of dough into a 3/4 inch ball to make the head and another 1 1/2 inch ball for the body. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.

Decorations
2

As soon as the cookies come out of the oven, press the mini chocolate chips into the head to create eyes. Once the cookies have cooled, draw legs with the icing and attach the beaks. Then enjoy.

Lemon Chicks

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