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Friday, August 8, 2014

White Chocolate Strawberry Cookies

  • Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter-softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese-softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup chopped fresh strawberries
  • 01 tsp lemon zest 
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 tablespoon flour
  • 5 oz white chocolate-chopped
  • granulated sugar

How to Make It

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F and line pans with parchment paper.
  • Pour fresh lemon juice over chopped strawberries, drain them after a few minutes.
  • Whisk together 1¼ cup all-purpose flour, salt and baking powder and set aside.
  • Beat butter with sugar and cream cheese until it’s light and fluffy.
  • Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
  • Gradually add flour mixture and mix until it’s well combined.
  • Stir in chopped white chocolate.
  • Sprinkle strawberries with 1-2 tablespoon flour and lemon zest
    , toss them until all strawberries are coated with thin layer of flour and then stir them really gently in the batter.
  • Drop heaping tablespoon of batter onto pan leaving an inch space between.
  • Set the cookies in the refrigerator for 5-10 minutes before baking.
  • Sprinkle the cookies with sanding sugar if you want, but do not overdo it because they are sweet enough.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes( until the edges become golden brown).
  • Let them cool a few minutes in the pan than transfer them to a dry container

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