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Copycat Panera Lemon Drop Cookie Recipe
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Copycat Panera Lemon Drop Cookie Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: cookie, copycat, Copycat Panera Lemon Drop Cookie Recipe, lemon cookies, lemon drop cookies, panera cookie, panera cookies
Servings: 3 dozen


  • cup butter soft
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 small lemons juiced
  • 2 small lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 7oz bag white chocolate melted


  • In a mixing bowl combine, butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix until creamy.
  • Add in flour, baking powder and salt. Mix until combine.
  • Add in lemon juice, lemon zest and lemon extract. Mix just until combined.
  • Refridgerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Roll cookies out and place on lightly greased cooking sheet. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, just until they start to turn golden. Remove from oven and allow to fully cool.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, place no more than half a cup into it and microwave for 30 secon incriments, stiring in between. Microwave until melted. Depending upon the temperature of your microwave, it should take about 1 minute 30 seconds.
  • Drizzle melted chocolate on top of cooled cookies. Allow chocolate to dry, then serve and enjoy!