Strawberry Lemonade Cookies
 
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A soft lemon cookie with fresh strawberry frosting.
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 1.5 dozen
Ingredients
COOKIES:
  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
FROSTING:
  • 3 T. butter, softened
  • 3 T. strawberry puree *(see notes)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
Instructions
FOR COOKIES:
  1. Mix all ingredients until well combined. Drop small spoonfuls onto a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes.
FOR FROSTING:
  1. Combine all ingredients, and mix until smooth and soft.
  2. Frost the bottom side of one cooled cookie, and sandwich it with a second cookie of a similar size.
Notes
To make strawberry puree, dice several berries (about 5-6) and place in a saucepan with 1-2 tsp. water. Bring to a boil, and use a fork or potato masher to mash berries. Continue cooking until puree is reduced by about half. Let puree cool completely before using.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at http://jensfavoritecookies.com/2013/04/15/strawberry-lemonade-cookies/