Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Strawberry shortcake cookies

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Strawberry shortcake is one of my favorite desserts and you all know I love cookies-so I had to make these cookies. I love it when two desserts come together! These cookies are a MUST make for spring. Whenever it is strawberry season, we make these cookies. They are delightful!

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies on twopeasandtheirpod.com If you like strawberry shortcake, you will LOVE these cookies!

Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Recipe

The cookies are made with heavy cream and have fresh diced strawberries in the dough. All of the goodness of strawberry shortcake, but in cookie form. These cookies remind me more of a scone. They are light, fluffy, and tender. The juicy strawberries add a nice burst of flavor. The cookies are best eaten the day they are made, but Josh enjoyed a few for breakfast the next day and he had no complaints:)

If you love Strawberry Shortcake, you will love these Strawberry Shortcake cookies! They taste just like the classic dessert, but they are portable. They are good as is, but you can serve them with vanilla ice cream if you want to go all out! Enjoy!

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies on plate

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

If you like strawberry shortcake, you will love these cookies! 

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups diced fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • Turbinado sugar for sprinkling

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Combine strawberries, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and remaining 7 tablespoons granulated sugar in a large bowl. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter, or rub in with your fingers, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream until dough starts to come together, then stir in strawberry mixture.
  • Using a 1 ½-inch ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, drop cookie dough onto prepared baking sheet, spacing evenly apart. Sprinkle cookies with turbinado sugar, and bake until golden brown, about 22 to 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool.
  • Note-Cookies are best served immediately, but can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 day.

Nutrition

Calories: 106kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 76mg, Potassium: 68mg, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 185IU, Vitamin C: 7.2mg, Calcium: 23mg, Iron: 0.6mg
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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. I got a new mac this week so it seems like the circle of mac life is complete! I hope yours gets fixed soon, I already love mine! As for these, who can fail to love strawberries at the moment? So pretty!

  2. Maria they look perfect! They look delicate and beautiful, just the way shortcake should…and the strawberries baked in. Lovely!

  3. Sorry about your computer! Hopefully it will get fixed soon. These cookies look great, I love the idea of merging cookies and strawberry shortcake.

  4. OK – 1. you are a genius. 2. I just spent a few minutes wracking my brain to try and remember who Mac was…and then I just kept reading and figured it out. hehe…oops!

  5. Wow, great minds think alike. I totally have had these on my list to make all summer long. Just haven’t gotten around to it yet!

  6. i hope the computer gets fixed soon – I always feel out of sorts when mine isn’t working ๐Ÿ™‚

    These look so light and buttery!

  7. Yes please!! I do love Strawberry Shortcake, so I gasped when I saw the title. Pinning these & making them very soon.

  8. I’ve been wanting to make these for so long but never have because I’ve never found an opportunity to have them all eaten immediately, so it’s good to know that they are still okay the next morning! They look amazing!

  9. I’m definitely going to try this one out! Absolutely love love your blog…I’ve been following it for a while now and never get sick of it. So well done. My sister and I just started a blog, if you have time check it out http://www.addsomepaint.com/
    Let us know what you think ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. My family teases me that my Mac is like a body part to me, so I know what you mean of being lost without yours.
    The cookies look AMAZING!

  11. These caught my eye right away–and I’m drooling just a bit looking at them! Beautiful.

    (Sorry about your mac!)

  12. What a great idea! Strawberry shortcake is a favorite of ours. I love the idea of turning that into a cookie!

  13. Bummer that your Mac crashed. Same thing happened to mine but no backup. Love the idea of mini strawberry shortcake cookies!

  14. What a bummer!!! So sorry! But yes, these cookies are definitely a bright note!! Just wondering… what would you say is your FAVORITE cookie ever??

  15. Glad to know you are back on line. Love those Mac computers but not so fun when in the shop. These cookies look wonderful!

  16. Oh no! I hope Mac gets fixed soon! In the mean time, you can console yourself with these cookies…they look like they could wash all of your tears away!

  17. Eek computer deaths are always sad events. At least you got your data still. These cookies look incredible! I love berries in all sort of baked goods but have never tried them in a cookie.

    Have you tried other berries or fruit in cookies? Now I’m dreaming of all sort of possibilities.

  18. I made these for my parents and used 100% whole wheat pastry flour and subbed evaporated milk for the cream. They were a big hit! Thanks for the inspiration.

  19. Oh! I’m so smitten with these! Must make before the summer is over. Thanks for another lovely recipe, Maria.

    P.S. Another round of gorgeous photos too! So bright and fresh!

  20. I love strawberry shortcake so these cookies sound delish! I think I will be baking these with some friends tomorrow! Thanks for the inspiration.

  21. Sorry about you Mac! These cookies look wonderful – and definitely like strawberry shortcake. My 6 year old would love these as she is a huge Strawberry Shortcake fan…both the dessert and the doll:-)

  22. This recipe is really awesome!Thank you for sharing it with us! I guess instead of strawberries you can use any kind of fruit you have lying around…

  23. I just took these cookies out of the oven and they are so pretty (not as pretty as yours turned out, but it’s ok). I didn’t even wait until they cooled, I’ve already taken a bite and they are so good!

  24. Hi! I saw this recipe and several others on pinterest based on Martha Stewarts recipe. When I made the batter it was so soft that I thought 2/3 heavy cream was too much. I had to add another 1/4 cup of flour. Did you (or anyon else) have this problem? I had to refridgerate it an hour to stiffen it up and they baked out soft like muffin tops not denser like scones. I also added lemon zest to up the lemon flavor & it was perfect.

  25. These look sooooooo yummy… can you use frozen strawberries or different fruit in them? Or even canned fruit? Thanks… Geri

  26. Marg, I used just a few frozen strawberries (ones I’d bought fresh, then froze) to make a full two cups, and it seemed like liquid from them seeped out a lot and resulted in some sort of brown crispy stuff (caramelized sugar, I guess) along the bottoms. So I would definitely make sure they’re super-thawed and super-dry, if you try frozen ones. Good luck!

  27. These look great, I have a lot of Rhubarb I’m wondering if you’ve ever tried putting some in these ? Rhubarb seems to add a lot of moister to muffins I make with it, thought they may to these as well, just wondering.

  28. I’m making these cookies sometime this week. but I was wondering if the dough could be made in advance? I don’t have an oven at the moment, so I was planning on making the dough the night before, chilling in fridge, and then baking them the following morning? Thank you in advance

  29. I was wondering if the dough can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge? I would be making the cookies the following day, so it wouldn’t be stored for long.

  30. Sorry, Two Peas! I hadn’t seen my post, so I re-posted it. I guess my computer was just being a little slow. Thank you for your quick response! ๐Ÿ™‚ Looking forward to baking these delicious cookies!!