Citrus Cake Mix Cookies {Guest Post} The Mandatory Mooch

April 12, 2013

I am so excited! It's my very first guest post here at Table for 7!

Nichi 's site is packed full of family, friendly, delicious recipes.  She is a working mom of two young daughters, therefore, the easier, the better for her busy life!  Nichi is also the fabulous host of Tasty Thursday Link Party.  So, make sure you link up with her and visit her site for tons of great recipes!

Check out Nichi's yummy cookies that she is sharing with us....

Citrus Cake Mix Cookies {Guest Post} The Mandatory Mooch
One of my favorite flavors is lemon.  I love lemon pie, lemon cookies, lemonade drinks, etc...  You name it...I probably like it.  So, when we were in the midst of our second snow storm last month I needed a taste of summer.  Lemon came to mind and these cookies were created.  Adding a twist of orange to them gave an extra citrus flavor that warmed even the coldest of winter days.  I can't wait to make them again!!

(printable recipe)

Makes 25 - 30 cookies

Cookie Ingredients:
1 lemon cake mix
2 eggs
1/3 c. oil
1 Tbsp. orange zest
3 Tbsp. orange juice, freshly squeezed

Frosting Ingredients:
2 c. powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. orange zest
1 Tbsp. orange juice, freshly squeezed
1 Tbsp. milk

1.  Mix together all ingredients until well combined. 
2.  Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto cookie sheet. 
3.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.  Let cool completely and frost.

Source: a Mandatory Mooch original

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Thanks ~ Nichi


  1. Thanks so much for letting me be a guest, Erin. I'm very honored to be the first!! Thanks, Nichi

    1. Thank you Nichi! Have a great weekend :)

  2. Love simple cookie recipes like this!

  3. I've done these and added 1 cup of Rice Krispie cereal. makes them very good

  4. Thank you Elaine! Nichi is great ..check her out :)


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