Lemon Blueberry Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

lemon blueberry cookiesOk guys is the time to share delicious cookies, are you ready? Well this month we have a variety of cookies inspired in next month independence day, so you can plan ahead for the picnic or family gather.
All things delicious, with different ingredients and all shapes and colors.
I made this lemon blueberry cookies, pack in fresh blueberries, and refreshing lemon flavor, they are like cake type of cookie, so not the typical crunchy cookie, but super delicious.
I hope you like them as much as we did.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • the zest of one lemon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • pitch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.
  2. Place sugar, brown sugar, cream cheese and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer and cream for 5 minutes, add the egg and mix for 1 more minute.
  3. Add vanilla extract, in another bowl mix together flour, salt, baking powder and lemon zest, and alternate with the milk to the above mixture.
  4. Add by hand the blueberries and incorporate very carefully,
  5. Chill for 1 hour.
  6. After the hour place the dough in little balls, about 1 tablespoon each, and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

This recipe makes 30 cookies.

Preparation time: 20 minutes plus 1 hour of chilling
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The Creative Cooke Exchange theme this month is Red, White, and Blue. Independence Day is coming soon and we have to celebrate! If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura via email (thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com) and she will get you added to our Facebook group where we coordinate events.

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