Key Lime Cookies


These soft, cake-like treats are like a little key lime pie in cookie form.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
33 cookies


  • cooking spray

  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature

  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature

  • ½ cup light brown sugar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

  • 2 tablespoons Key lime zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray or line with silicone baking liners.

  2. Combine cream cheese, butter, brown sugar, and white sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract until smooth. Slowly beat in flour, baking powder, and salt. Fold in white chocolate chips and lime zest.

  3. Drop teaspoonfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared cookie sheets, leaving about 1 inch between each cookie.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are set and lightly browned around the edges, 10 to 14 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

106 Calories
6g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 33
Calories 106
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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