I made these cookies for my boyfriend’s birthday (because he kind of has a red velvet addiction) and they were so yummy! Seriously whipped them up in just a few minutes. Unfortunately they are not healthy, but a great and easy treat for a party or occasion.

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Yield: 24 cookies


  • Red Velvet Box Cake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoons corn starch


  1. Heat oven to 370 degrees. and place parchment paper over two cookie sheets.
  2. Mix powdered sugar and corn starch together in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs, butter, and lemon rind together with a mixer first then mix in the box of cake mix.
  4. Roll into one inch bolls and coat with the powdered sugar mixture.
  5. Place balls on cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 7-9 minutes and let cool on a cooling rack.


*Adapted from Hip2Save