1 cup butter, softened at room temperature

1 and ½ cups all purpose flour

½ cup powdered sugar

Zest from two lemons

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 and ½ cups white chocolate chips, divided



  1. In a mixing bowl, (or bowl from stand mixer) on low-speed blend butter, all-purpose flour and powdered sugar for 1 minute.
  2. Increase speed to medium and mix for seven minutes, stopping once, halfway through to add in the lemon zest and vanilla extract.
  3. Add in ¾ cup of white chocolate chips by hand, mixing only until combined, being gentle when mixing.
  4. Using a cookie scoop or heaping tablespoon, drop onto baking sheets 12 to a sheet.
  5.  Bake in 350F oven for 10-12 minutes until edges are just light golden brown, being careful not to over bake.
  6. Remove from oven and cool at least five minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.
  7. Melt remaining white chocolate chips in microwave, thirty seconds at a time, stirring just until melted.
  8. Drizzle over cooled cookies.