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Strawberry Cookies Recipe

These strawberry cookies are super chewy and buttery! They are made with freeze dried strawberries and taste like strawberry shortcake!
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Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy cookie recipes, strawberry recipes, strawberry shortcake cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
chilling time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 297kcal
Author: Sam Adler

Equipment

  • Cookie Scoop

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup freeze dried strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 egg large
  • 1 yolk whites discarded
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate or chocolate chips, plus more for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Pulverize the freeze dried strawberries in a small blender or food processor. Measure out the 1 1/2 cups sugar into a small bowl and mix them in.
  • In a large bowl or using the bowl of a hand or stand mixer with the paddle attachment, combine the 1 cup softened butter with the strawberry and sugar mixture. Mix with a spatula or on low speed until a paste forms, about 1 minute. Add the egg, the egg yolk, and the 1 tsp vanilla and mix again.
  • Combine the 2 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp baking soda, and 1/4 tsp kosher salt in another bowl (medium size) or on a large piece of parchment paper. Add it to the batter and mix on medium speed or by hand until the dough comes together.
  • Add the white chocolate chips or chopped chocolate saving a handful for topping, and add it to the batter. Scoop out the cookie dough and place them 2" apart from each other on the cookie sheets. Press a couple more pieces of chocolate onto each ball. Freeze for 20 mins.
  • Bake the cookies for 17 minutes until the edges are golden brown. Cool on a rimmed cookie sheet.

Notes

You don't have to chill these cookies if you are in a rush, but know that they will spread a little bit more.
Use a cookie scoop to measure out the cookies evenly. 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 177mg5%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 120mg145%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.