Blueberry Cream Cheese Cookies with a Lemon Glaze

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Perfect moist and puffy cookies with fresh blueberries bursting inside. These cookies are a mix between a blueberry muffin and a soft and chewy cookie. Drizzled in a lemon glaze, these will become a new favorite!

Blueberry cream cheese cookies with a glaze resting on a white paper.

I am celebrating a pretty special occasion today with some of my favorite blog friends. Our friend over at Something Swanky is having a boy! So we are throwing her a virtual baby shower to celebrate. I wanted to bring some delicious cookies and these Blueberry Cream Cheese Cookies are perfect!

Ashton Baby Shower virtual invitation.

I was so excited to hear that Ashton is having a boy. Having two boys, I feel like I am a pro in the boy department. They are so much fun! I had to learn how to hunt for bugs, go to monster truck shows, and break a nail or two digging in the dirt. Boys are so sweet and and I can’t wait to meet Ashton’s little bundle!

As I was thinking about what to make for Ashton, I thought blue. And then it involved into something ‘blue’berry. And blueberry just happens to be perfect for this time of year. But have you ever had a blueberry in a cookie?! Whoa. like whoa. These tasted like a blueberry muffin and a cookie had a baby. Ha.

Stack of blueberry cream cheese cookies.

The cookie base was perfection. Soft, puffy, and chewy and the cream cheese inside was awesome. The blueberries just burst inside your mouth with every bite and kept the cookies moist and soft.

I couldn’t stop eating them they were so good. But the added lemon glaze on top was the perfect finishing touch to these cookies. Lemon and blueberry go so well together and the hint of lemon was so refreshing.

These cookies are soft and chewy and absolutely perfect. I know that you are going to love them too!

Close up on two blueberry cream cheese cookies.

 

 

Blueberry Cream Cheese Cookies with a Lemon Glaze

5 from 6 votes
Perfect moist and puffy cookies with fresh blueberries bursting inside.  These cookies are a mix between a blueberry muffin and a soft and chewy cookie.  Drizzled in a lemon glaze, these will become a new favorite!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 24 Cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups blueberries

Lemon Glaze:

  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • zest of one lemon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl cream together the sugar, butter, and cream cheese until smooth. Add in egg and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
  • In another medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until incorporated. Gently fold in blueberries.
  • Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto the cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.

To make the glaze:

  • Whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk, vanilla and lemon zest. Drizzle on top of cookies.


Nutrition

Serves: 24

Calories170kcal (9%)Carbohydrates28g (9%)Protein2g (4%)Fat6g (9%)Saturated Fat3g (15%)Cholesterol22mg (7%)Sodium122mg (5%)Potassium49mg (1%)Fiber1g (4%)Sugar17g (19%)Vitamin A198IU (4%)Vitamin C1mg (1%)Calcium17mg (2%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry cream cheese cookies, cookie recipes, cookies, cream cheese cookies
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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. Hi from Singapore!!
    Tried this recipe because it has all of my favourite things. Cream Cheese, Blueberries, Lemons!!! Love that its crumb -free. I used dried blueberries instead of fresh ones thou and can’t stop licking on the dough! Baked a batch of these lovely cookies for my husband and I to bring to the office before we break for Xmas holidays and it was a hit till I have some of them requesting for me to make these available for sale over the Xmas last year!!

    Thank you for such a wonderful recipe 🙂

    Noreen
    Singapore

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