Now to track down dried strawberries. and they were awesome! Add egg and vanilla and mix well. Pay close attention, my baking friends, because these cookies are the closest you’re likely to see to a red or pink Valentine’s Day dessert here on BoB. Toss in some white chocolate morsels and you’re all set to form the cookies. Using a teaspoon, just drop cookie dough by teaspoonfuls on the baking sheet, … Jennifer, did you have a problem finding dried strawberries? Great Valentine’s Day idea! Reduce mixer speed to low. Flatten and spread out the cookie dough (with chopped strawberries already folded in) on a plate and place, After the cookie dough has hardened (but not frozen) just enough so that. After the cookie dough has hardened (but not frozen) just enough so that it doesn't stick to your hands and is easy to handle, using the palms of your hands, roll cookie dough into cookie balls and drop them on the baking sheet about 1 inch apart. You’re not likely to see any heart-shaped desserts around here. Hi, Marge. I appreciate your help! Cream Cheese Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies Since you’re starting with a cake mix, you’ll only need to add an egg, cream cheese, and butter for the batter. I made these for my family cookie swap and got the #1 vote! You don’t often see recipes for cookies with strawberries, but these Strawberry Cream Cheese Cookies are an easy way to incorporate some berry flavor into your cookies! I am sure we will enjoy these, as well. Most any dried fruit should work. Amazing. I get excited about cream cheese in cookie dough. This way, your cream cheese cookies will come out in an almost perfect round shape, with nice rounded tops. Mix in the vanilla. Hi, Linda. The recipes you'll find as you browse through the recipe index tend toward low-effort, high-reward although you'll find some special "worth the effort" treats, too. Just an FYI for those looking for dried strawberries. These cookies are thick and chewy and will become a family favorite in no time! Look for them alongside raisins, dried cranberries, and other dried fruits. Same as in method 1, cool the cookies by removing the parchment paper or aluminum foil (with cookies on it) from the baking sheet onto a wire rack. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Happy baking! I also added a generous sprinkling of sanding sugar to give them a little sparkle and an extra bit of sweetness. So happy you like them! I made these this summer, I used real strawberries from Driscoll’s and they were so good! I used jar cherries and some chopped walnuts,talk about heaven? I’m Jennifer and this is my journal of over a decade of adventures as an amateur baker. I can find freeze-dried berries but not dried. I’m going to share them with my students this afternoon.  They look so pretty! In a large bowl, using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, butter, and sugars until light in color. I’ve found them at TJs before but not this time around. I got the idea for these cookies a while back when I got a free sample of dried strawberries. Your email address will not be published. If you have a scale, that’s best, but careful measurement is still possible without one. Using a teaspoon, just drop cookie dough by teaspoonfuls on the baking sheet, leaving about 1.5 inches between cookies. And using dried strawberries means you don’t have to wait for berry season! These dried strawberry cookies are cake-like and just the right amount of sweet, with a little extra burst of sweet in the strawberries. Set aside. Love them! That sounds like a delicious variation, Julie! Add an egg and vanilla extract, and continue beating until very creamy. They also don’t rise very much. I have to try it with dried strawberries. Preheat oven to 350 and line cookie sheets with parchment paper. No, they’re just regular dried strawberries. They’re great any time. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder and combine. Heat oven to 350 Fahrenheit. Cool the cookies completely on the pan on a. Jennifer, I found dried strawberries at Costco. There's sure to be something delicious for everyone. Hi, Laura. Line baking pans with parchment paper or silicone liners. I had quite a few left over in the fridge and didn’t want them to go bad. Required fields are marked *. So they tasted absolutely delicious but I can never get my cookies to look smooth. Such a fun fruity inclusion. Refrigerate the dough between batches. Cream cheese and butter together. Just had a little piece of these lovelies, and they are to die for!!! I love these – perfect for so many seasons and holidays. Be sure you’re measuring correctly. Gradually add flour, a baking powder, and salt and mix until combined., FOODIE PRO THEME BY FEAST DESIGN CO. * POWERED BY THE GENESIS FRAMEWORK. Honestly, I’d never tried them, but it was love at first bite. 🙂.