Blueberry Lemon Cookies

Light and fluffy Blueberry Lemon Cookies are the perfect cross between muffins and cookies. Made with fresh blueberries and a lemon glaze, the sweet cookies will be a favorite spring or summer treat.

stacked blueberry lemon cookies

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If you love lemon desserts, you can also try our delicious Lemon Dream Cake or Strawberry Lemon Scones. All of these sweet and tangy recipes are perfect to enjoy in the spring or summer!

Ingredients to Make Blueberry Lemon Cookies

  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • butter
  • sugar
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla extract
  • fresh blueberries
  • lemon juice
  • lemon zest
    Lemon Glaze:
  • powdered sugar
  • lemon extract
  • lemon juice
  • lemon zest

How to Make Blueberry Lemon Cookies

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar. Mix these ingredients together until they are light and fluffy. Add in lemon extract and egg.
Slowly add in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until just combined. Fold in blueberries and lemon zest.
Use a cookie scoop and place dough balls about an 1 inch apart on the cookie sheet. Use a spoon or fingers to slightly flatten the tops of the cookies. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes or until the cookies have started to turn golden brown around the edges of the cookies and are starting to lightly brown on top.
In a medium-sized bowl, add the powdered sugar and lemon extract. Drizzle over cooled cookies and top with additional lemon zest.

Notes & Tips

This delicious blueberry lemon cookie recipe is easily adaptable to make exactly how you’d like. Here are some options and suggestions to make this the best lemon cookies you’ve ever had. 

Substitutions 

  • Frosting: This recipe uses a simple icing, but you can make a cream cheese frosting, lemon curd, or lemon cream instead.  
  • Mix-ins: Add poppy seeds to give these cookies a little extra texture.
  • Garnish: Grated lemon zest makes for a beautiful garnish on the white icing.

How to Store Blueberry Lemon Cookies

Counter: Blueberry lemon cookies can be kept on the counter in an airtight container for up to 3 days before they will begin to get stale. 

Refrigerator: You can keep them in the refrigerator for up to seven days in a container. Leave them on the counter to come to room temperature to allow to soften up a bit before eating it. 

Freezer: You can freeze the cookies for up to three months without the icing. When you’re ready to eat, put them in the refrigerator or on the counter to thaw. When they get to room temperature, whip up some fresh icing to drizzle on.

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Blueberry Lemon Cookies

Course: DessertDifficulty: Easy
Servings

30

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

Light and fluffy Blueberry Lemon Cookies are the perfect cross between muffins and cookies.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup light brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 1 quart fresh blueberries

  • lemon zest

  • Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar. Mix these ingredients together until they are light and fluffy. Add in lemon extract and egg.
  • Slowly add in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until just combined. Fold in blueberries and lemon zest.
  • Use a cookie scoop and place dough balls about an 1 inch apart on the cookie sheet. Use a spoon or fingers to slightly flatten the tops of the cookies. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes or until the cookies have started to turn golden brown around the edges of the cookies and are starting to lightly brown on top.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, add the powdered sugar and lemon extract. Drizzle over cooled cookies and top with additional lemon zest.

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