Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

The Best Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips! Soft and Chewy, Easy Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies for Spring and Summer!

Lemon Cookies topped with White Chocolate Chips and with a bite taken out

I am OBESSED with these Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips!

The absolute BEST Lemon Cookies you’ll be making again and again! Easy Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate, Lemon Juice, and Lemon Zest! Perfectly soft and chewy!

Lemon cookies stacked with 4 cookies

For more delicious Lemon Treats, check out these Amazing Lemon Recipes!

Absolutely some of my ALL TIME favorite Lemon treats and desserts!

Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Why you will LOVE these Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips!

  • Lemon Cookies BURSTING with amazing Lemon flavor! Just the right amount in each bite! 
  • The White Chocolate Chips add a delicious creamy, chocolate addition to the lemon flavor! So yummy!
  • Easy Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies that you can whip up just a few minutes! I love the simplicity!

Lemon Cookies scattered around with lemons and white chocolate chips

What you need to make these Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips!

  • Baking Sheet and Parchment Paper
  • Unsalted Butter and White Sugar
  • Vanilla, Egg, Lemon Juice, and Lemon Zest (DON’T SKIP THIS!)
  • Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Salt
  • White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • Additional Lemon Zest and Sea Salt (for garnishing)

Lemon Cookies stacked and sliced in half

Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

These Cookies with White Chocolate Chips bring a delicious creamy, chocolate flavor to the light Lemon flavor. Just the right amount of chocolate and lemon – PERFECT for Spring and Summer time!

Lemon Cookie being held up with a bite taken out

Lemon Cookies

Made with Lemon Juice and Lemon Zest, these Lemon Cookies are SO simple and easy! The Lemon Juice and Lemon Zest really do bring amazing flavor to these cookies, so be sure not to skip out on either ingredient!

Lemon Cookie on top of a glass of milk

Easy Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate

I love an easy cookie recipe, and these Easy Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate do not disappoint! Made with easy ingredients I have on had and whipped up in minutes! They will for sure be a go-to in your house this Spring and Summer!

Lemon Cookies on a plate

How to make Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips!

First, prep your baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Lemon Cookies dough adding the butter and sugar

Next, add the soften butter and sugar to a bowl and cream together.

Lemon Cookies dough adding the egg and vanilla

Now measure in the vanilla and the egg.

Lemon Cookies dough adding the lemon zest

Now add in the lemon juice and lemon zest – this brings the BEST lemon flavor!

Lemon Cookies dough adding the dry ingredients

Next up – the dry ingredients!

Measure in the flour, baking power, salt, and baking soda and mixing together well.

Lemon Cookies dough mixing in the white chocolate chips

Add 1 cup of the white chocolate chips. Mix until combined.

Lemon Cookies dough balls in cookie scoop

Using the cookie scoop, create the cookie dough balls and place them on the baking sheet (about 2″ apart).

Lemon Cookies baked on a cookie sheet

Bake the cookies for 9 minutes, then take them out as soon as the edges begin to brown.

Once out of the oven, top with the remaining white chocolate chips, lemon zest and sea salt.

Lemon Cookies cooling on a rack

Let them cool on the baking sheet for about 8 minutes. (*This is my FAVORITE baking tip for chewy cookies!) 

Finally, move them to a cooling rack to finish cooling. Serve and enjoy!

Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips Ingredients

Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Yields: 21 cookies
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 9 minutes
Additional time: 8 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup of granulated white sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 egg
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 1/2 cup of unbleached flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup of white chocolate baking chips
1/3 cup of white chocolate baking chips (For garnishing)
Sea Salt & lemon zest (for garnishing)

Directions:
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together.
Add the vanilla, egg, lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix well.
Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
Fold in 1 cup of white chocolate chips.
Use a two tablespoon cookie scoop create cookie dough balls and place them about 2” apart on the baking sheet.
Bake for 9 minutes – watch carefully and remove the cookies as soon as the edges start to brown.
Remove from the oven and top with the additional white chocolate chips, sea salt, and lemon zest.
Let cool on the baking sheet for 8 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Notes:
● Cookies are soft and chewy with a light lemon flavor.
● Cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
● Cookie dough balls can be frozen and an airtight container for up to 3 months before baking.
● All of the garnishing (extra white chocolate chips, sea salt, and lemon zest) are optional.

Lemon Cookies topped with White Chocolate Chips and with a bite taken out

Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Yield: 21
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Additional Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

The Best Lemon Cookies with White Chocolate Chips! Soft and Chewy Lemon Cookies Packed with White Chocolate Chips! An easy Lemon Cookie for Spring and Summer that’s perfect for any occasion!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 cup of unbleached flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup of white chocolate baking chips
  • 1/3 cup of white chocolate baking chips (For garnishing)
  • Sea Salt & lemon zest (for garnishing)

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. 
  3. Add the vanilla, egg, lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix well. 
  4. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. 
  5. Fold in 1 cup of white chocolate chips. 
  6. Use a two tablespoon cookie scoop create cookie dough balls and place them about 2” apart on the baking sheet. 
  7. Bake for 9 minutes - watch carefully and remove the cookies as soon as the edges start to brown. 
  8. Remove from the oven and top with the additional white chocolate chips, sea salt, and lemon zest.
  9. Let cool on the baking sheet for 8 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. 

Notes

  • Cookies are soft and chewy with a light lemon flavor. 
  • Cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days. 
  • Cookie dough balls can be frozen and an airtight container for up to 3 months before baking. 
  • All of the garnishing (extra white chocolate chips, sea salt, and lemon zest) are optional.

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Lemon Cookies with a bite taken out

How to make chewy Lemon Cookies?

One of my favorite baking tips for making chewy cookies is this…

DON’T OVER BAKE THE COOKIES! And let the cookies cool on the hot baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to the cooling rack. 

This will ensure your cookies are soft and chewy on the inside! My favorite!

Lemon cookie propped up against a glass of milk

What are Lemon Cookies made out of?

Lemon Cookies are made out of easy ingredients like Butter, Sugar, Egg, Vanilla, Flour, Salt, Baking Powder, and Baking Soda.

What brings the amazing flavor is the addition of Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest and White Chocolate Chips! Making the BEST Lemon Cookies you’ll ever try!

Lemon Cookies topped with white chocolate chips

Can you substitute the white baking chips?

No, I wouldn’t substitute the white baking chips in this recipe.

Using semi-sweet chocolate chips would change the flavor of the cookies. The white chocolate brings a lighter chocolate flavor to pair with the lemon. 

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Finally, try these other fun Lemon Recipes – Lemon Brownies! Soft and moist lemon-flavor packed brownies! I LOVE the simple glaze on top!

And this No Bake Easy Lemon Fudge Recipe! Smooth and creamy homemade fudge with a BURST of lemon – YUM!

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