Nothing says summer like Strawberry Shortcake but sometimes you want a little more something. I came across these over at Buns In My Oven and knew they were a little more something...
These cookies are so good alone but take two and slap a big gob of ice cream in the middle and you are instantly sent to a place that can only be described as heaven!!! I have already eaten two of them and I know I am definitely not done for the day.
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
recipe from Martha Stewart
2 cups (12 ounces) hulled and diced strawberries
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2/3 cup heavy cream
vanilla ice cream
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and remaining 1/2 cup of sugar. (I forgot to add the remaining sugar and these were still amazing…more like a biscuit than a sweet cookie. It worked really well with the sweet ice cream sandwiched between two of the not-so-sweet cookies.) Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the cream until the dough begins to come together and then stir in the strawberries.