Monday, April 26, 2010

Lemony Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies

Fresh and different with a hint of lemon. The cookie base is not too sweet to make up for sweetened blueberries and the white chocolate chips.

Servings: about 2 dozen cookies

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes


1 1/3 c all purpose or white whole wheat flour
½ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt

1/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 large egg
zest from half a large lemon (about 1 tsp)
1 tsp lemon extract (or you can use some or all the juice from half a large lemon)

¾ cup white chocolate chips
¾ cup sweetened dried blueberries


Preheat oven to 375.

In medium bowl whisk flour, baking soda, and salt.
In large bowl beat together butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Add zest and lemon extract or juice and combine until smooth. Stir in flour mixture and until combined. Mix in chips and blueberries.

Drop tablespoon-fulls onto large nonstick or parchment covered baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes until just golden on edges. Transfer to a wire racks to cool.