Easy Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Easy everyday cooking. There is nothing wrong with using ingredients that make your life easier and provides your family with good food.

Main St. Cuisine

easy lemon crinkle cookies from a mixHappy Thursday!

Let me just say right at the start that if you are a pastry chef or a true foodie, this recipe may not be your cup of tea.  However, if you’re looking for a light, lemony mid-week treat for your family this could be it.

I stumbled across it while looking up sugar cookies that used lemon zest and/or fresh lemon juice and this one eventually popped up.

It’s uses a box of lemon cake mix.

I know, you’re horrified.

Yes, a cookie made from boxed cake mix. I had my doubts too, but it’s good and my family thoroughly enjoyed them.

They are so easy, which is why I thought you might want to try them too. I love the addition of fresh lemon juice, which gives them that punch of citrus you’re looking for from anything well, with citrus in it.

easy lemon crinkle cookies 2Here they are after they’ve been lifted from the…

View original post 195 more words

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

These cookies look great. Hope to try them soon.


Cherry Chocolate Cookies (1)

It’s a good day today! Firstly, although it’s still freezing cold outside, on looking out of the window this morning I saw these little heralds of approaching Spring:


They weren’t there on Saturday, so they must have popped through yesterday or overnight. It’s not too long now until it’s still light when we get home from work, and until we can step outside without the risk of flu/frostbite.

Secondly, it is now just a week until my birthday! You’d better get cracking buying my presents.

And thirdly, I have another Monday off work (I was working yesterday), and so I’m free to spend my day baking again. Yesterday, when I was working, my husband cleaned the entire house and had dinner ready for me when I got in, so I’m repaying the favour by cooking something I know he loves.

These cookies are soft, sweet and delicious. They’re cakey, rather…

View original post 189 more words