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Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Old-fashioned strawberry shortcake in cookie form! An easy, one-bowl recipe that’s full of strawberries! 
Course cookies, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, southern
Keyword fresh, fruit cocktail, how to make, strawberries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 10 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white chocolate or vanilla chips
  • 1 ½ cups frozen strawberries diced into tiny pieces (plus more )

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream together cream cheese and butter.
  • Add in sugar and egg.
  • Add in flour.
  • Sprinkle the baking powder, salt and baking soda over the flour.
  • Use a rubber spatula to work in the flour until a dough forms.
  • fold in chocolate chips and frozen strawberries.
  • Using a mini cookie scoop, scoop out the cookie dough and place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Press pieces of frozen strawberries into the cookies (this will make the cookies look prettier when they are done with bits of strawberries peeping out)
  • Bake for about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to a cooling rack.
  • Store in airtight container

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Notes

I prefer using frozen strawberries in this recipe to help maintain the bright red color.