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Strawberry-Chocolate Shortcake Cookies

Take all the layers of this tender, fruity dessert and condense them into one impossibly light, airy, fresh-flavored cookie, and it’s like summer all year long! Shortcake is delicious, but when prepared the typical way, it can feel a little old-fashioned. A sweet biscuit-like cake that’s often rolled and cut like biscuits, it’s layered with sugar-macerated strawberries, whipped cream, and sometimes chocolate

Strawberry-Chocolate Shortcake Cookies

Enjoy all the flavor of strawberry shortcake in a cookie form with this easy, sweet dessert
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Chill & Cool1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 48 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fruit cookies, shortcake cookies, strawberry cookies, strawberry dessert, strawberry shortcake cookies, Strawberry-Chocolate Shortcake Cookies, summer desserts
Servings: 36 (3-INCH) COOKIES
Calories: 123kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Baking Sheet
  • Stainless steel bowl
  • #40 Scoop


  • 10 oz. Fresh strawberries
  • Sparkling white sugar or turbinado sugar
  • 3 oz. Semisweet bar chocolate, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. Pure almond extract
  • ¼ cup Heavy cream
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ½ cups Granulated sugar
  • 2 Sticks unsalted butter (16 Tbsp.), softened


  • Pulse strawberries in a food processor until finely chopped to yield 1 cup.
  • Cream butter and granulated sugar in a large bowl with a mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  • Add egg to creamed mixture; beat on medium speed to blend, then add egg yolk and beat until incorporated. Beat in heavy cream, almond extract, and vanilla.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; beat into creamed mixture until combined.
  • Add pulsed strawberries to dough; beat just to incorporate. Stir chocolate into dough and chill at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Drop cookies with a #40 scoop (1½ Tbsp.) onto prepared baking sheets; sprinkle with sparkling sugar.
  • Bake cookies until edges are set, 15–17 minutes. Let cookies cool 5 minutes on baking sheets, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.


Per cookie, Calories: 123

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories123
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 7g 11%
    • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 26mg 9%
  • Sodium 30mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
    • Protein 1g 2%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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