Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies stacked on a plate.

Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Soft and chewy lemon cookies with white chocolate chips. Tarty and sweet treat! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 168 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted, 1 stick
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • zest of 1 whole lemon
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3,5 oz . pkg instant pudding mix OR 1 Tablespoon cornstarch vanilla or lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup and 1/4 white chocolate chips
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, pudding mix OR cornstarch and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk butter and both sugars until well combined, about 1 minute.
  5. Add vanilla and lemon zest. Whisk in.
  6. Add egg and whisk in well.
  7. Add dry ingredients and 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips and stir in with a spatula or wooden spoon.
  8. Scoop the dough with a regular cookie scoop (1,5 Tablespoon size). Roll into a ball in your hands. Press 5 to 6 chocolate chips on top and sides of the cookie. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  9. Repeat with all. Place cookies 2" apart on baking sheet. I bake 6 cookies on a sheet at a time.
  10. Bake cookies for 10 to 11 minutes. Cool on sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer onto cooling rack.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.