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White Chocolate Lemon Cookies

White Chocolate Lemon Cookie

White Chocolate Lemon Cookies

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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!




WHITE CHOCOLATE LEMON COOKIES

Ingredients:

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

 




Directions:

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.

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

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21 Comments

  1. Daine Roark says:

    Carrie,

    I LOVE LEMON so much!! I am pinning these cookies. You make me want to bake today.

    Blessings,
    Diane Roark

  2. These are absolutely drool worthy, Carrie! Thinking I might be making these for the boys for their after school snack… they’d really love these. (I know, I’m already about to devour the whole batch.) 🙂

  3. Hima says:

    oh.my.gosh. I want one right now. I just pinned this, and I am SO making it for a spring party! 🙂

  4. These look delightful! I love lemon desserts! I am going to try the tablespoon trick next time I fix cookies…I always roll mine and it drives me nuts! I also love cake mix cookies!!! 😀

  5. This looks so yummy! thanks for the recipe

  6. Diane says:

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

  7. Those look so yummy! Love lemon!

  8. I love lemon, and these look delicious! Thanks so much for sharing them with us at Best of the Weekend. Pinned to our party board. 🙂

  9. Alexis says:

    Mmm, I love cake mix cookies! Thanks for linking up for What We Eat Wednesdays! I’ve pinned your recipe on my WWEW board and hope to see more tasty recipes next week!

    Alexis at Laugh. Eat. Learn.

  10. I love cake mix cookies, they also turn out so great! THanks for sharing at The Weekend Retreat! Hope to see you back on Thursday!

  11. 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!!

  12. Wow, I love lemon and white chocolate and seriously two of my favorites. Totally pinned to try soon and thanks for sharing 🙂

  13. Diane Roark says:

    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.
    Blessings,
    Diane Roark

  14. First time I’ve heard of lemon cookies…yet, they look so scrumptious! Thanks for sharing the recipe, Carrie.

  15. Cheryl says:

    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!

  16. Lemon cookies out of cake batter? Yes, please! Thanks for linking this at the Yuck Stops Here party. #stoptheyuck I’m super obsessed with all things lemon right now!

  17. Peach says:

    I found you on Pinterest- your lasagna rolls lured me in and your lemon cookies will keep me!

    Come cook for me?

  18. 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

  19. Linda says:

    I assume you add the egg with the lemon juice….recipe doesn’t say.

  20. Diane Roark says:

    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.

    Blessings,
    Diane Roark

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