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Three lemon blueberry cookies on parchment paper with fresh blueberries around it.

Chewy Lemon Blueberry Cookies

These lemon blueberry cookies are a thick chewy no chill recipe. They are full of fresh lemon flavor and uses frozen wild blueberries.
5 from 44 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Chilling Time 15 mins
Total Time 49 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15 Large cookies
Calories 274 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 ¾ cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 ¼ cup White granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup Brown sugar packed light brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 Large egg room temperature
  • 1 Egg yolk room temperature
  • ¾ cup Frozen wild blueberries

Instructions
 

  • Melt the butter in the microwave. Pour in a large mixing bowl and let cool for 15 minutes.
    1 cup Unsalted butter
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare two cookie sheets with parchment papers.
  • In a medium separate bowl, sift the flour. Add in baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
    2 ¾ cups All-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon Baking powder, ½ teaspoon Baking soda, 1 teaspoon Salt
  • Using the bowl with the butter, add in the sugar and brown sugar. Mix. Mix in lemon zest, lemon juice, egg, and egg yolk. It will be pale in color.
    1 ¼ cup White granulated sugar, ¼ cup Brown sugar, Zest of 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon Lemon juice, 1 Large egg, 1 Egg yolk
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold using a rubber spatula. Mix until just combined. Add in the frozen wild blueberries. Fold these in gently. They will color the dough slightly. It is crucial to not over mix.
    ¾ cup Frozen wild blueberries
  • Use a large cookie scoop (3oz cookie scoop) and scoop 6 cookie dough balls per cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes, bake one cookie sheet at a time. Bake until the edges are golden brown.
  • Let the cookie cool on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack and cool completely.

Notes

Flour- Make sure flour is spooned and leveled or use a kitchen scale. Compacted flour can dry out the cookies and cause them not to spread.
High altitude baking- Add an extra 2 tablespoon of flour.
Pull out dairy ingredients 2 hours before baking.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 210mgPotassium: 36mgFiber: 1gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 396IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chewy cookies, frozen blueberries, lemon blueberries, lemon cookies
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