guava sugar cookies with white chocolate chips lined up on a wire rack

Chocolate Chip Guava Cookie Recipe

Soft and chewy with a sweet surprising center, these white chocolate chip guava cookies are the perfect cookie recipe for gift giving!
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
chilling and resting: 33 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 3 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, guava
Servings: 26 cookies
Author: Neyssa
Cost: 8



wet ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of salted butter room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons of
  • Karo┬« Corn Syrup

dry ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

add in

  • 3/4 cup of white chocolate chips

top with

  • guava jelly softened


  • In a large bowl, cream together sugars and butter for five minutes.
  • Add in extract, Karo┬« Corn Syrup, and egg, beat together.
  • In a separate bowl, sift and whisk together dry ingredients.
  • Gently blend in dry ingredients into the wet ingredients bowl.
  • Fold in white chocolate chip cookies.
  • Cover bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Roll 1 tablespoon worth of dough into tall balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Create a small crevice in each cookie with a clean finger or the back of a small measuring spoon.
  • Add a 1/4 teaspoon worth of guava jelly into each crevice.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes, or until the edges become a golden color. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 3 minutes to continue cooking before you place cookies on a wire rack to cool.
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