Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Does Nabisco still make Lemon Coolers cookies? (The ones

covered in powdered sugar that had a light lemon taste.) My mom

tried to find them after my dad requested them, but none of our


stores have them anymore! Does anyone know a recipe for

something similar? Thanks!

Courtney from NH


Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Lemon Cooler Cookies
Recipe #474743 ratings

This is one of my favorite cookies. Sometimes I add some of the

lemonade powder to the cookie dough and add more to the powdered

sugar to make them very lemony.
by Theresa/ Thunderbird | Edit...My Notes

50 cookies 33 min 15 min prep

Change to: cookies US Metric


  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • lemon powdered sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kool aid unsweetened lemonade mix


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
In a large bowl, cream together: sugars, shortening, egg,

vanilla, and salt.
Add the flour and baking powder.


Add 1 Tbsp of water and continue mixing until dough forms a

Roll dough into 3/4-inch balls and flatten slightly onto a

lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 15-18 minutes or until light brown.

While cookies bake combine 1 cup powdered sugar with the

lemonade powder in a large Ziploc bag and shake to mix.
Remove cookies from the oven and put them in the Ziploc bag

while they are still hot, shake until all cookies are coated.

I haven't had these yet, but when I want a recipe I just Google

it and this one looked really good. (08/31/2007)

By profile=thr636927">juliainrichmond

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Vermont Country Store sometimes finds old recipes for things we

had as kids. They have a web site and an 800 number.


By profile=thr442329">MartyD

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

recipe.html"> This is a good site for similar taste, but nothing beats the

original for sure. I miss them. (07/10/2008)


Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

They were made by Sunshine which was bought by Keebler. Keebler

then decided to discontinue them. Darn those elves! (08/25/2008)

By Cary

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

I found something that's almost a dead ringer for lemon coolers.

They're called Lemon Cookie Straws, made by Archer Farms. They

can only be found at Target. But just thought I'd throw that out

there. (08/31/2008)

By Adrienne

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Archway now makes a really close resemblance, called Iced

Lemonade. They have a that really great flavor, only in a much

more "crispy" cookie, rather than the familiar vanilla wafer

style. (08/31/2008)

By David S

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

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By guest

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

My husband and I found Key Lime Coolers on the internet

available from the Byrd Cookie Company, Inc. in Savannah,

Georgia and they are delicious. We ate 6 ounces in nothing flat

and another, bigger order is on the way as I type this! (09/26/2008)

By Shirley

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Best recipe I have found yet:

Sunshine Lemon Coolers


Instructions for Sunshine Lemon Coolers

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Cream together sugars, shortening, egg, vanilla, and salt in
    a large bowl.
  3. Add the flour and baking powder. Add 1 tablespoon of water

    and continue mixing until dough forms a ball.

  4. Roll dough into 3/4-inch balls and flatten slightly onto a
    lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until
    cookies are light brown.
  5. As cookies bake, combine 1 cup powdered sugar with the

    lemonade drink mix in a large plastic bag and shake thoroughly

    to mix.

  6. When the cookies are removed from the oven and while they

    are hot, add 4 or 5 at a time to the bag and shake it until the

    cookies are well coated. Repeat with the remaining cookies.


By Shelley

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Loved those Sunshine lemon coolers. I found a cookie that is

almost as good.

Maddy's Sweet Shop
Lil' MADDIES Lemon


By Barbara

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

OK guys! I found a cookie which immediately made me feel like i

was eating our old favorite, the Lemon Cooler. They are called

Lemon Tea Cookies and are available at Costco. They are made by

Sweet Williams. They are in a dark sage green bag. Man O man!

Delicious. Go get them. You have to pick up two bags. One for

in the car for the ride home and one for when you recover from

sheer bliss! Post your take on them. (12/20/2009)

By profile=thr201272">KamillyJ

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

Love the Lemon Coolers - reminds me of childhood and eating way

too many.

I have tried the Sweet William lemon cookies and they are

really divine! They're more crumbly and tea cookie like than

the LCs. No crunchy lemon bits, but I still couldn't help myself

and had to have my folks hide them so I wouldn't eat their

entire bag (and I'm not a food addict).

They bought theirs over the holidays at a SoCal Costco store,

but my mom thinks they were a Christmas item. I concur since I

haven't seen them in mine in NoCal. Supposedly Whole Foods might

be carrying them depending on your area.
Enjoy! I'm off to Google them and see what happens.


By profile=thr202283">Catem

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

I have found that the Niche Foods brand Lemon Cooler cookies are

a very close second to the ones we know and love! I found them

at Dollar General for two dollars a box! The only real

difference that I can tell is that they don't have the same

coolness factor as the Sunshine ones. But I'm satisfied to have

finally found something that is close! (08/23/2010)

By profile=thr595404">hollievaden

Nabisco Lemon Cooler Cookies

I do love those Lemon Coolers. Found the Archway Iced Lemonade

cookies just today and I am eating them right now as I type.

Very good stand-in for the LC's. However, those little bits of

tart lemon were just heaven and I miss the true Lemon Coolers

and the frosted white fingertips after eating them! :o)


By profile=thr171677">irishheart


Anonymous Flag
March 30, 20160 found this helpful

Girl Scouts Savannah Smiles are really good! The first bite brought back memories of the Lemon Coolers!! I loved those cookies as a child!!!

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