Lemon White Chunk Cookies

Recipe type: Cookies
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, at room temperature (I used salted)
  • ½ cup packed dark brown sugar (I used regular brown sugar)
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup plus 1½ Tbsp. flour
  • ½ tsp. salt (I only used ¼ tsp. since I used salted butter)
  • ⅜ tsp. baking soda (this is not a typo – it is really ⅜ tsp. – just use slightly less than ½ tsp.)
  • ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp. lemon extract or lemon oil
  • 2 cups white chocolate chunks (You can also use chips. I bought a block of white chocolate at Trader Joes and chopped it up)
  1. Place the butter in a large bowl and cream at high speed until fluffy.
  2. Add the sugars and beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally.
  3. Beat in egg.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt and baking soda.
  5. Add to the butter mixture at low speed until just combined and add vanilla extract.
  6. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl down, until blended.
  7. Do not over-mix
  8. Add white chocolate chunks and mix till thoroughly combined
  9. Refrigerate batter until cold, preferably overnight
  10. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  11. Drop heaping spoonfuls of batter 2 inches apart on lined baking sheet and bake, turning tray once, until golden brown around edges and soft, about 12 minutes
  12. Cool on wire rack

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