Strawberry Lemonade Sugar Cookies Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Sugar Cookies Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Lemonade Sugar Cookies

These soft and light sugar cookies are perfect on their own, but the sweet strawberry frosting takes them over the top and makes them so much tastier.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 18 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Cookies:

  • cupscake flour
  • 2tspcorn starch
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupbutter,room temperature
  • ¼cupshortening
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1large egg
  • 1egg white
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1tsplemon extract
  • 1lemon zest

For Frosting:

  • 2butter sticks,softened
  • pinch salt
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • 3tbspstrawberry puree,(from about ½ cup of strawberries)

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the cake flour, corn starch, baking powder, and salt, and set aside. In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add the egg, egg white, vanilla extract, lemon extract, and lemon zest, and beat until smooth. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

  3. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate one hour.

  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare two baking sheets by spraying with cooking spray or lining with parchment or baking mats.

  5. Dust a work surface with flour and roll out the dough to a ⅓ to ½ inch thickness. Cut out cookies using a cup or biscuit cutter and transfer to the baking sheet.

  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until the bottom is lightly browned (the tops of the cookies will still be very pale). Cool completely before frosting.

  7. To make the frosting, beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add the salt, powdered sugar, and vanilla, and mix to combine.

  8. Add the strawberry puree and beat until light and fluffy. Frost cookies as desired and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 278.32kcal
  • Fat: 13.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.75g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.47g
  • Fiber: 0.33g
  • Sugar: 25.63g
  • Protein: 1.69g
  • Cholesterol: 38.16mg
  • Sodium: 145.16mg
  • Calcium: 29.13mg
  • Potassium: 27.18mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 100.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.56mg
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