Blueberry Drop Cookies

SERVES: 48 (yields 4 dozen) | PREP TIME: 5 hr


  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 C. shortening
  • 1/4 C. milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 C. fresh For You® Blueberries


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening, sugar, egg, milk, almond extract and lemon zest. Mix well after the addition of each ingredient. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; blend into the sugar mixture.
  2. Fold in the blueberries. Cover and chill for 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, about 1 1/2″ apart.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

We love cookies, especially with ForYou® blueberries. A wonderful vegetarian dessert recipe, these Blueberry Drop Cookies are delicious!