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Strawberry-Lemon Cookie Cups How-To

This cookie cup is the perfect treat to ring in spring.

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Spring time is officially here, and I can’t help but get excited. After one of the snowiest and most freezing winters I have ever endured in Chicago, I need a little brightness that only spring can provide. It’s actually my favorite season. It is the season of my birthday (I’m a June baby), the season of warmth and the season of berries!

While I wait for fresh in-season berries to officially make their way to the aisles of my grocery store, I love dreaming of berry recipes that give me the hint of strawberry flavor I desperately crave. My favorite combination to play with is strawberry and lemon. They work together perfectly as you can see with this recipe. 

I started by creating cute mini cookie cups out of lemon-infused Pillsbury sugar cookie dough. After baking the dough in a mini muffin cup, gently press a spoon in the center of each baked cookie to make the shape of the cup.

Next, I paired it with the easiest frosting recipe you will ever make. Simply combine strawberry gelatin with whipped topping, you won’t believe how delicious and fast this is. Fill a piping bag with the strawberry frosting and pipe it into the center of each cooled cookie cup.

These strawberry-lemon cookie cups are the perfect way to satisfy your berry and citrus hankerings. If there was ever a recipe to properly ring in spring, this would definitely be it.

Jocelyn Delk Adams

About Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes

Jocelyn wants to help a new generation of bakers to "not feel guilty about enjoying dessert," and spends her time whipping up old classics, new favorites and must-try trend desserts in an easy, accessible way.

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