Strawberry Shortcake Cookies 4 comments

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

I love any cookie that says shortbread and they are called Strawberry Shortcake Cookies, perfect for Valentines!!!

I found this recipe in the archives
on Martha Stewart

These cookies are made with fresh strawberries, lemon zest and there like mini muffin tops, and best eaten with vanilla ice cream wedged between two fluffy cookies. They are like a portable short cake dessert. Would be great right after a light meal or entertaining your friends with a cup of tea!! My favorite is Earl Grey!
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Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
12 ounces strawberries, hulled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces (2 cups)
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2/3 cup heavy cream
Coarse sugar, for sprinkling over the cookiesMakes 3 dozen cookies.

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Combine strawberries, lemon juice, and 2 Tablespoons of granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Whisk together the flour, remaining sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Using a pastry cutter, cut in the butter to the flour mixture until coarse crumbs are formed. You can also use your fingers. Stir in the heavy cream until the dough starts to come together, then gently fold in strawberries.

Using a 1-1/2 inch cookie scoop, drop dough onto cookie sheets, evenly spaced apart. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake for 22-27 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. The cookies are best eaten the same day.

These cookies are best served immediately, as they tend to go soft the next day. Delicious right after a light meal for a dessert!
The original recipe was found on Martha Stewart Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
And as it goes I have found another Berry Shortcake Cookie that Kris also tried the same recipe from Martha Stewart!!! Berry Shortcake CookieFrom Big Rigs ‘n Lil Cookies
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About Karren Haller

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4 thoughts on “Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

  • Jennifer

    Wow, you have such great recipes, Karren. I’m gaining weight just thinking about this one!

    Thanks for linking up on the Weekend Blog Hop at My Flagstaff Home!


    • Karren Haller Post author

      I wave the food fairy wand over all my recipes,takes out all the calories, no weight gain here!! lol

    • Karren Haller Post author

      Hi Carrie always a pleasure to have a new visitor, Please let me know if you try these cookies.
      Hope you have a great weekend!