White Chocolate Lemon Cookies

White Chocolate Lemon Cookie
White Chocolate Lemon Cookies


Sweet and Sassy, just like a perfect lemon cookie should be!   

This recipe is so easy because you begin with a cake mix.  Add in a few fresh ingredients and these little treasures are sure to be a favorite.

Soft, wonderful, a fabulous blend of tart, just the right amount of sweet, combined with white chocolate morsels – simply fabulous!

You can whip these up in no time at all, just click on over to the next page and let’s get started.



2 boxes of lemon cake mix

1 cup butter (2 sticks), melted

2 eggs

1 Tbl. fresh lemon juice

12 oz. package white chocolate chips

½ tsp. shortening

Powdered sugar

White Chocolate Lemon Cookie


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Melt the butter.

Pour both of the dry (unprepared) cake mixes into a large mixing bowl.

Add in the melted butter and eggs. 

Squeeze lemon juice and add into the batter.

Mix until combined.

Take out ½ cup of the white chocolate chips.

Add in the rest of the chips into the cookie batter and combine well.White Chocolate Lemon CookieUsing a small scoop – I used a tablespoon to measure – roll dough into about  1  1/2” balls.White Chocolate Lemon CookiePlace on prepared cookie sheet.

Bake for 8 minutes; tops will crack.

Be careful not to over bake.

Take the cookies out of the oven and allow to sit on the pan for 2 minutes.White Chocolate Lemon CookieTransfer to a wire rack to finish cooking completely.

For glaze:

Melt the reserved ½ cup of white chocolate chips and the ½ tsp. shortening in a microwavable bowl for 30 secondsWhite Chocolate Lemon CookieStir, repeat for 20 seconds until chips are melted and smooth texture.White Chocolate Lemon CookieDo not overcook or the chocolate will become chalky and unusable.

Drizzle the melted chocolate over the cookies.White Chocolate Lemon CookieThen dust with powdered sugar.White Chocolate Lemon Cookie

OPTIONAL: Mix in all the chocolate chips, when they are cooked and cooled dust with powdered sugar OR leave as they are.

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Adapted slightly from recipe by: www.jamiecooksitup.blogspot.com  Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014 

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  1. Your cookies look SO good!! Thank you for bringing them to Family Fun Friday! They are one of my features this week! Blessings!

  2. My son and I just made a batch of these with dark chocolate chips and they came out SO tasty! Can’t wait to try them dusted with powdered sugar. :) Thank you for sharing at #GetHimFed Fridays!!

  3. Carrie,

    Your cookies look wonderful. It is amazing how much we think a like. I made these cookies last week. They are so easy and extremely delicious.
    Diane Roark

  4. These sound nummy! So happy to see you again on The Yuck Stops Here link party! I hope you’ll continue joining us, visiting others and sharing our party with your followers! See you next week! HUGS!

  5. HI Carrie
    This is a Tickle Tastebuds features on my page on Tuesday! Thanks for linking up and please join in the fun on Tuesday! laura

  6. Carrie,

    I am stopping by to share and Stumble. I am also going to use these cookies in a post I am adding probably this Monday. I made a strawberry version of your delicious cookies.

    Diane Roark

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