These Strawberry Shortcake Cookies are a Family Favorite

Strawberry shortcake cookies are a delicious balance of fruitiness and sweetness. They are perfect for picnics, school snacks, and for just keeping on the counter for a quick treat. This recipe uses fresh strawberries and white chocolate chips to mimic the cream. So without further ado, let’s jump in. 


  • 2 cups finely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 
  2. Toss the chopped strawberries with lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, remaining sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Use a pastry cutter to blend the cold butter into the flour mixture.
  5. Slowly mix in the heavy cream until the dough starts to come together, then gently fold in the strawberry mixture and white chocolate chips.
  6. Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes until the cookies are golden and firm to the touch.