Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing

Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing @createdbydiane

It’s all about the pink today.

It’s Valentine’s Day!

There is pink and red everywhere I turn.

I even painted the tray pink to match the cookies, which now that I’m looking at it might have been a bit much. But I really like the tray in pink, maybe just not with pink cookies on top of it. Maybe they match too much!

Well it certainly didn’t affect the yumminess of the cookies at all. Because really there can not be anything wrong with chocolate and strawberry if you ask me.

These cookies have a sweet, light strawberry flavor and are iced with chocolate icing.

They remind me a little of chocolate covered strawberries, which I happen to LOVE. Thinking of chocolate covered strawberries has me thinking of these delicious Chocolate and Strawberry Scones which would be perfect on Valentine’s Day. I hope to have enough time to whip up a batch of those before the day is over.


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Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing
  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons strawberry extract
  • 2 drops soft pink Americolor food coloring
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Chocolate Icing
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 drops brown coloring
  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Cream together butter and powdered sugar.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla and strawberry extract along with 2 drops soft pink coloring.
  4. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Mix until the dough forms a ball.
  6. Roll out on floured surface and cut with cookie cutter,
  7. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes, until bottom of cookies are golden but tops are not browned yet.
  8. Cool completely before icing.
  9. Mix powdered sugar, cocoa powder with water, corn syrup and coloring until smooth and creamy. Add more water or powdered sugar to adjust the consistency you prefer to pipe with. I piped the icing with a #3 tip.


Strawberry Cut Out Cookies

Hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!!!


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  1. 1
    Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen says:

    I love these to pieces! Happy Valentine’s Day Diane!

  2. 2

    I am in love with these adorable cookies, Diane! And love that you now have a cute pink tray to match! :) Happy Valentine’s Day!

  3. 3

    Love the simple swirl outline! So pretty.

  4. 4

    I love the idea of flavoring sugar cookies. So easy and makes such a difference. Your pink hearts with chocolate is so pretty together.

  5. 5

    These are super adorable and I love your cookie decorating… really impressed, actually! I’m always amazed by how creative people get with it.

  6. 6

    So cute! I love the flavors of chocolate and strawberry together too. :)

  7. 7

    The combination of choclat and strawberry is simply breathtaking !
    I really think these are delicious :)

  8. 8

    Love those little swirls on the hearts!

  9. 9

    So cute and so precious…love that it’s so simple too! Hope you had a nice VDay!!

  10. 10

    Beautiful cookies, I love the chocolate icing!

  11. 11

    These strawberry cut outs are beautiful with that elegant chocolate design.

  12. 12

    Hi, I was thinking of making these for my long distance boyfriend, and I was wondering if the chocolate icing will become solid after a short period of time. I wanted to make these to send it out to him, and I would like to send them as fresh as possible.

  13. 13

    i don’t have strawberry extract, i only have strawberry essence.. how much should i use then???

  14. 16
    Annkathrin says:

    Hey Diane!
    Is it really “1½ cups powdered sugar” not confectioners sugar like the recipe for cherry cut out cookies.

    Best wishes!

    • 17

      Confectioners sugar is powdered sugar. I started writing powdered sugar as people out of the states mentioned the labeling is different. It is the same sugar. Sometimes it’s called 10X.

      • 18
        Annkathrin says:

        Oooh nooo! I always thought confectioners is granulated :/ that’s the problem when you are not from the U.S. I think! Thanks a lot!


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