Strawberry LemonMADE Cheesecake Cookies

Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake Cookies

These soft, cheesecake flavored cookies with fresh strawberries and lemon zest are perfect for a spring dessert or to take along on your next picnic! I was at the grocery store the other day, roaming through the produce section and caught the sweet smell of strawberries. I immediately made a beeline to them! The super red, plump and sweet smelling strawberries had me craving these cookies and with the nice spring weather, it was the perfect time to make some!

With berries being in season now, it’s a great time to pick up some fresh berries at your local grocery store or farmers market and give these delicious cookies a try!

Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake Cookies

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Cookies
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  1. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  2. 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  3. 4 ounces cream cheese, room temp
  4. 1 large egg, room temp
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1 and 1/4 cup + 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  7. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  8. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  10. 2 tablespoons cheesecake flavored pudding mix, dry
  11. 1/2 cup strawberries, stems removed and chopped
  12. 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  13. 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  14. Optional: extra lemon zest for sprinkling on top
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the cream cheese and continue to beat until the batter is completely smooth.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cornstarch, and pudding mix. Stir together and then slowly add to the wet ingredients.
  6. In the same bowl you used for the dry ingredients, combine the strawberries, lemon juice, lemon zest, and 1 teaspoon flour.
  7. Gently fold the strawberries into the batter being careful not to over mix (tip: over mixing or mixing too hard will dye your batter red from the strawberries).
  8. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop batter and place on cookie sheet.
  9. Optional: garnish cookies with lemon zest.
  10. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until the bottoms are slightly brown.
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Recipe adapted from Chelsea’s Messy Apron


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