Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

I”ve been in a fruity mood lately but everything I have been making is chocolaty and peanut buttery. I really need to go grocery shopping but luckily my lacking pantry came through for me. I had bought Duncan Hines frosting creations a couple months ago and wasn’t sure what to do with them until now. 
Ingredients
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pkg. Duncan Hines strawberry shortcake frosting creations
2 and 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup white chocolate chips
1/4 cup strawberry gelatin powder, for rolling
red food coloring, optional
Directions
Preheat the oven to 350º F. In a large bowl cream together butter, sugars, eggs, food coloring (optional), and strawberry shortcake flavoring. Once thoroughly mixed stir in flour and baking soda. Dough should not be crumbly. Stir in white chocolate chips until evenly distributed among the dough. By tablespoons, scoop out cookie dough and roll in strawberry gelatin powder. Place dough balls onto ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly (I used the bottom of my measuring cup). Bake for approximately 10 minutes. Cool on a cooling rack and enjoy!

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31 Comments

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    Elizabeth Waterson
    March 25, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    Yum! These cookies look great! I have yet to bake with the Duncan Hines Creations- but these look delicious! I love pink cookies, how can you say no!? LOL

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      Karissa K.
      March 25, 2013 at 9:37 PM

      Thank you! This was only my second time trying them out. I think the cookies came out great and you’re right a pink cookie just brings a smile to ones face 🙂

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
    March 25, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    I looooove and I wannnnnnt. 🙂

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    Jen Nikolaus
    March 26, 2013 at 1:12 AM

    These look so good! I want one!!! I get in the same funks where all I bake is chocolate and then all of the sudden I want something fruity!! 🙂 I’m your newest follower, I love your blog! Would love to have you stop by my blog sometime! Hope you’re having a great week!

    Best,
    Jen @ Yummy. Healthy. Easy.

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      Karissa K.
      March 26, 2013 at 1:49 AM

      They are delicious, but that’s just my opinion! Thank you for the follow 🙂
      I will be sure to stop by your blog! After baking the things I do all week I need to be making something that’s “Yummy. Healthy. Easy.” 🙂

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction
    March 26, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    These look incredible! Strawberry and white chocolate chips are a killer combination. These are so easy too!

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      Karissa K.
      March 26, 2013 at 12:21 PM

      Exactly! Only took a couple minutes to whip up! 🙂

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    Christi
    March 26, 2013 at 2:18 PM

    Oh my goodness- so cute! All the yumminess of strawberry shortcake in a cookie! Just pinned it!

    • Reply
      Karissa K.
      March 26, 2013 at 2:35 PM

      I know right? 🙂 Thank you so much for the pin!

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    Reeni Pisano
    March 26, 2013 at 8:27 PM

    These are so pretty! I love the strawberry and white chocolate combo! Irresistible!

    • Reply
      Karissa K.
      March 26, 2013 at 8:31 PM

      Thank you so much! I thought so too 🙂

  • Reply
    Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen
    March 27, 2013 at 11:39 AM

    Oh I love the sound of strawberry shortcake cookies, they look so cute too!

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    Ruchira Hoon
    March 28, 2013 at 12:33 AM

    I am a cookie monster, I am. These sound deevine

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    Tonia L
    March 28, 2013 at 12:46 PM

    Yum! These are perfect for spring!

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    Jocelyn
    March 31, 2013 at 11:25 PM

    Strawberry and white chocolate is the perfect spring combo. I just happened to buy another strawberry shortcake packet to make cookies too 🙂

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      Karissa K.
      April 1, 2013 at 2:42 PM

      Exactly! It’s still snowing here in PA so I do what I can to make it feel like springtime 🙂

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    Deina
    April 5, 2013 at 9:08 PM

    I just made these tonight! I didn’t use food coloring but the gelatin powder made the cookies a pretty pink color (on the outside) anyway! I also have a temperamental oven so I only put the cookies in for 9 minutes just to make sure they wouldn’t be too hard on the outside. They are DELICIOUS!!! I plan on making them again!

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      Karissa K.
      April 5, 2013 at 10:20 PM

      Yay! I’m so glad you liked them 🙂

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    Anonymous
    April 16, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    Just made these puppies! I was a little skeptical after tasting the batter. But! They are absolutely delicious once baked. (The batter isn’t gross, it just tasted too sweet.) Bravo on your creation!! I’ll be using these as party favors for a baby shower! 🙂

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      Karissa K.
      April 16, 2013 at 3:44 PM

      I wasn’t a huge fan of the batter myself… and that’s usually the only time I eat the cookies hehe. Thank you so much! I hope everyone enjoys them as much as you do 🙂

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    eatgreatbegreat
    April 23, 2013 at 6:05 PM

    I love the sound of these cookies! Yummy! They also look so pretty!

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    Gloria
    November 11, 2013 at 10:13 PM

    If I make these awesome cookies the day before the activity, where can I place them in the mean time? Fridge? covered on the counter top? Maybe inside the microwave?

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    Zarina
    February 15, 2014 at 11:06 AM

    these sound amazing! approximately how many cookies does this recipe make? thanks!

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      Karissa Krishart
      February 15, 2014 at 6:58 PM

      Approximately 2.5 to 3 dozen (depending on size) Enjoy 🙂

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        Lara Cerami
        December 16, 2014 at 1:28 PM

        Ok so now that I can’t find the frosting creations what do u suggest? Trying strawberry quik

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    Amanda
    December 16, 2014 at 2:42 AM

    How many cookies does this recipe make?

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