What’s more refreshing than a sweet, fleshy, red strawberry? Strawberries are truly one of those rare natural foods that are both stunningly beautiful and unbelievably tasty. So if you’re up for a special strawberry treat, here are a few dessert recipes from food blogger Heather Templeton that would be perfect for you.
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
Rachel’s recipe for strawberry shortcake cookies is nothing short (got the pun?) of perfect. With a base of salted butter and a topping of cream cheese frosting and sliced fresh strawberries, there’s very little room for things to go wrong!
First off, you’re probably sitting there wondering right now: “What the hell is a galette?” Well, a galette is a fancy French way of describing a round, wrapped pastry filled with fruit. Or as Rachel calls it on her website: a pie for the lazy. Rachel’s strawberry galette takes no more than an hour to make, and it’s worth every minute of work.
Strawberry-Vanilla Cutout Cookies
Here’s a strawberry-based dessert that would be perfect for adults and kids alike. All you need are some easy-to-get ingredients and strawberry-shaped cookie cutters, and soon enough you’ll find yourself with a pile of awesome strawberry-buttercream-filled cookies you made from scratch.