It’s summer time and the livin’ is easy….or so the song goes.

One of my favorite summer time treats is a cool slice of watermelon.

Remember eating it as a little kid with the juice dripping down your elbows?    Yuuuuum!


Watermelon Cookies ::


A few weeks ago, I was enjoying a lovely inside picnic (thank you Mr. Thunderstorm) at my friend’s home and she served watermelon two ways.

One…an amazing Watermelon Salsa which I shared along with the recipe here.

And the second….Watermelon Cookies.

The kind that make your mouth water and one is just not enough.

Easy Watermelon Cookies ::


Watermelon Cookies are soooo easy to make.  

All you need is a box of Watermelon Cookie Mix…a.k.aPillsbury Key Lime Premium Cookie Mix  (I am an Amazon Affiliate and this link has been added for your convenience.  I will receive a small commission for any purchase you make through this link. Thank you.)


Watermelon Cookie Mix Aka Key Lime Cookie Mix


You’ll also need: your favorite butter creme frosting, red food coloring, green food coloring, and mini chocolate chips.


Here’s what you do…

  • Make up the cookies following the recipe on the box, and add a few drops of food coloring to the mix to get your dough watermelon green.
  • Bake as directed.  While the cookies are still warm, cut them in half to form watermelon slices.
  • Once the cookies are cooled, frost them with your favorite white butter creme frosting to which you’ve added a few drops of red food coloring so that you’ll have a lovely watermelon pink.
  • Finally, add your watermelon seeds (mini chocolate chips).  Sprinkling them randomly on the frosted cookies.

That’s it!  Fun & Easy!


Easy Watermelon Cookies by


Can you taste them already?
Raise your hand if you’re going to make some too!


Have you ever tweaked a mix?  

  • If you have…let me know how in a comment.
  • If you got it from Pinterest…dish.
  • If you’re a blogger…share your link.
  • I’d love to put together round-up of mixes tweaked for cookie treats.


I tweaked another box mix….click here to read all about it.

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  1. What an adorable treat!! My daughter would love this! Thanks for sharing Diane!!!!

    • Diane says

      Thank you so much, Jennifer!! I really can’t take much credit for this. 😉 But…I couldn’t resist sharing them either.

  2. Yep! I am making them and I am pinning the recipe for easy reference. Many thanks to you and your picnic friend.
    Blessings, Ginger

    • Diane says

      You are so welcome! 🙂 I know they’ll be a hit, Ginger!!
      Hope your day is Extraordinary!

  3. Mel says

    Well…pfooey. I appear to be having an issue with posting comments, go figure. But once again, I’d tell you that the sound of the cookie alone had me drooling! I’ll share the idea and hope to get a smell! They are ctue all frosted as waretmelons.

    • Diane says

      Oh my goodness….the comment issue…I wouldn’t even know how to solve it. I’m wondering…you now have to click that box to say you aren’t a spambot, but what is it doing or not doing? Thanks.
      The cookies. They are lime flavored and usually I’m not a fan of lime, but these are amazing. Sorry they’re not GF. :-/

  4. bj says

    These are adorable…gotta make some for a party coming up…Thanks.
    Here from Time Travel.

  5. Cute idea! These made my mouth water as I am a cookie addict!!

  6. These are so cute! My daughter will love making them:)

  7. Those turned out so great!! I have to try the key lime, yum!

  8. These sound so good! I”m going to have to try them! Thanks for the share! I’m glad I found you on Say G’Day Pinterest Party! Pinned!

  9. I love cold watermelon. Having been born and raised on a farm, we would drop one on purpose and eat it right in the dirt. Never saw cookies or salsa made from them. Really looks tasty tho.

  10. how cute and easy to make too! I bet these watermelon cookies are delish too! g’day to ya!

  11. These cookies look so adorable – perfect for summer!

  12. Oh those are just too stinkin CUTE! What a GREAT idea for a summertime party. Love it.

  13. Cathy says

    These are so cute – I know my grandkids would love them.. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

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