Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1egg
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry puree
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red colored sugar(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Step 2

    Beat 1 1/2 cups white sugar and butter together in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy, about 3 minutes. Beat egg into butter mixture. Add strawberry puree.

  • Step 3

    Stir flour, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt into strawberry mixture with a spoon until flour is completely incorporated into dough.

  • Step 4

    Stir 1/2 cup white sugar and red sugar together in a shallow bowl.

  • Step 5

    Roll dough into walnut-sized balls, roll each ball in red sugar mixture, and place each ball 1 1/2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets. Lightly press each dough ball down to flatten.

  • Step 6

    Bake cookies in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 10 to 15 minutes. Cool.

  • Cook's Note:

    You can substitute 2 teaspoons strawberry extract for the strawberry puree.

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