Lemon Sugar Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

I love lemon so I did so lemon sugar cookie recipe testing. I added some white chocolate chips to it. I think I like it better without the white chocolate but let me know what you think!

Lemon Sugar Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Total Time: 31 minutes

Category: cookies

Cuisine: dessert

Yield: 24

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Lemon Sugar Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Lemon sugar cookies – not for decorating just to satisfy your sweet tooth with a bit of lemon. Use less lemon juice if you want a more subtle lemon flavor.


  • 1 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 – 2 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice (fresh preferred)
  • 1 -2 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 3 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 cup White Chocolate Chips (optional)
  • Sugar to sprinkle on top


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar until fully mixed. May take 4-5 minutes.
  2. Mix in one egg at a time making sure it’s fully mixed.
  3. Mix in vanilla, lemon juice, lemon zest, and mix.
  4. Add in flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
  5. *Mix in white chocolate chips if you want with spatula.
  6. Drop onto cookie sheet with spoon into desired sizes. They do grow a bit so leave some room in between them.
  7. Cook for 9-12 minutes. Sprinkle granulated sugar on them when hot if you desire.

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