a pile of glazed lemon cookies on a blue floral vintage plate with slices of lemon

Sweet Glazed Lemon Cookies

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 20
I don't even know where to start, these Sweet Glazed Lemon Cookies are pure heaven and I'm happy to say that they are not only delicious, but soft and chewy too!


  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cream Cheese softened
  • 1/2 Cup + 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Lemon Cest to taste - reserve juice for glaze!
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Corn Starch
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chips


  • 1 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • Juice of 1 Lemon


  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line baking sheets with silpats, our absolute favorite thing ever
  • In a standing mixer, add the butter and cream cheese and beat until smooth.
  • Add the brown sugar and white sugar and beat again.
  • Add the lemon zest and egg, and mix at medium speed until incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, corn starch, baking soda and salt.
  • Add the dry into the wet along with chocolate chips and mix on low speed, then turn it up to medium speed until the dough comes together.
  • Scoop using a cookie scoop (finally, one that has a warranty as those things break too much!) or 1/4 cup measuring cup onto the pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until set.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for 2 minutes, then brush with the glaze.

Lemon Glaze

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Glazed Lemon Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 89mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.