Valentine’s Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies

Valentines Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies - www.yummycrumble.comValentine’s Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies for your sweetheart!  Soft sugar cookies swirled with fluffy pink strawberry buttercream frosting and sprinkled with miniature heart sprinkles.  Let the swooning begin!

Valentines Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies - www.yummycrumble.comI don’t know about you guys, but every stinking time I go grocery shopping , those crazy puffy magical Lofthouse cookies mysteriously appear on the checkout belt.  Does anyone else have this problem?  I just smile at the cashier and say,

“Oops! My kids must have dropped them in the cart, but since you’ve already scanned them I guess I’ll keep ’em.  Darn.”

“But Ma’am, they’ve been opened and there are three cookies missing.”

“What?  That’s so strange.  My son can’t ever wait until we get home…”

“Ma’am, you have frosting on your forehead.”

Valentines Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies - www.yummycrumble.comThat’s when I drop everything I’m holding, grab the kids, and run for the exit.  Yes, my life is a strange British sitcom.  All kidding aside, these Valentine’s Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies are magical.  Magical loveliness.  I mean they have bright pink strawberry frosting!  If that’s not enough to excite you, then you’re in the wrong neighborhood my friend.

Valentine's Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies
 
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Serves: 24 cookies
Ingredients
Cookies
  • 4½ cups flour
  • 4½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1½ cups (3 sticks) softened butter
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 tsp vanilla extract
Frosting
  • 2 sticks softened butter
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbs strawberry preserves
  • Pink food coloring
Instructions
Cookies
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F and place parchment paper on your cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. With your electric mixer and paddle attachment, beat the softened butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the sugar and beat until light, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add each egg one at a time, mixing well after each one.
  6. Mix in the vanilla.
  7. On low, add the flour in batches until everything is combined.
  8. Cover and chill the dough for an hour.
  9. When the dough is finished chilling, using a cookie scoop, scoop the dough (about ¼ cup size) and roll into balls. Flatten each ball slightly and place on parchment 2 inches apart.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake. There shouldn't be any browning.
  11. Once finished baking, transfer to a wire rack to cool.
Frosting
  1. With your electric mixer and a paddle attachment, beat the softened butter for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the powdered sugar on low. Once mixed, turn on high and whip for about a minutes.
  3. Add the vanilla and strawberry preserves and continue to beat until light and fluffy. Add a little pink food coloring adjusting how bright you want the frosting.
  4. With a star tip, pipe the frosting onto the cooled cookies. Add sprinkles to finish.
Notes
Cookie recipe from Bean Town Baker

 Valentines Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies - www.yummycrumble.com

 Valentines Strawberry Lofthouse Cookies - www.yummycrumble.com

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Comments

  1. Beautiful cookies! They are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat!

  2. These are so perfect for Valentine’s Day, Kathleen! I love your shopping story – ha ha!

  3. These look absolutely perfect! I can practically taste how soft and chewy they are. Yum!

  4. I can’t resist them either! And I love this version, those hearts are my fav!

  5. WOW these look EXACTLY like those addicting little devils from the store!! I bet these are way better though 😀 Pinned!

  6. I’ve never had lofthouse cookies, but these sure look delicious! They’re perfect for Valentine’s Day! Pinned :)

  7. These are beautiful! Pinned to try them!

  8. So bright and colourful! Love them!

  9. What beautiful little sugar cookies.. I definitely would not mind receiving these for Valentines day. I just am loving the addition of the mini dove hearts too!

  10. They’re so delicate and beautiful! Well done! Just not sure I could share them on Valentine’s Day 😀 All mine!

  11. These cookies are so fun! Perfect for V day!

  12. So adorable! Cute and festive!

  13. These cookies look so good! The addition of a piece of chocolate in the middle takes them to a whole new level. Happy Wednesday :)
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  14. This is an official Happy Food.

  15. Those little lofthouse cookies are so addicting! I’ve never tried a homemade version before, but these look just like them. That frosting looks so perfect on these too! Pinned :)