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Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies stacked on a plate.
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5 from 4 votes

Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Soft and chewy lemon cookies with white chocolate chips. Tarty and sweet treat! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 168kcal
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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, pudding mix OR cornstarch and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk butter and both sugars until well combined, about 1 minute.
  • Add vanilla and lemon zest. Whisk in.
  • Add egg and whisk in well.
  • Add dry ingredients and 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips and stir in with a spatula or wooden spoon.
  • 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.
  • Repeat with all. Place cookies 2" apart on baking sheet. I bake 6 cookies on a sheet at a time.
  • Bake cookies for 10 to 11 minutes. Cool on sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer onto cooling rack.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.6mg