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Cream Cheese Lemon Crinkle Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
Total Time
28 mins
These Cream Cheese Lemon Crinkle Cookies make the perfect spring dessert. These incredibly soft lemon crinkle cookies have a cream cheese base, giving them the perfect soft yet chewy lemon cookie texture.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon crinkle cookies
Servings: 18 -20 cookies
Author: Michelle
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Tbsp lemon zest (about 3 large lemons)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and cream cheese together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in granulated sugar and beat the mixture until light, fluffy and well combined.
  4. Add in the egg and beat until combined.
  5. Add in lemon zest and lemon juice, mixing until combined.
  6. Next, add in salt, flour, cornstarch and baking soda. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  7. Scoop dough into 1” or 2” balls, and roll in powdered sugar.
  8. Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 12-13 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool.
  10. Enjoy!