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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies

9 Mins read
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Are you tired of the same old cookie recipes?

Do you crave something new and exciting that will satisfy your sweet tooth?

Look no further than chocolate-covered strawberry cookies!

These decadent treats combine the classic flavours of chocolate and strawberries in a unique and delicious way.


With a soft, chewy texture and a rich chocolate coating, these cookies are perfect for any occasion.

Whether you’re impressing guests at a dinner party or indulging in a late-night snack, chocolate-covered strawberry cookies are sure to please.

And the best part? They’re surprisingly easy to make!

In just a few simple steps, you can create a batch of these mouth-watering cookies that will have everyone asking for the recipe.

So why settle for boring old cookies when you can add a touch of innovation to your baking repertoire with chocolate-covered strawberry cookies?


You’ll need to grab all the necessary ingredients and tools before getting started on your sweet and delectable chocolate-covered strawberry cookies. First, gather your dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Mix them together thoroughly in a bowl using a whisk or fork.

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In a separate bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition. Next, it’s time to add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture. Slowly mix in the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix, as this can result in tough cookies.

Once the dough is ready, fold in chopped fresh strawberries. For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding in some chopped nuts or white chocolate chips. Experiment with different mixing techniques and recipe variations to find your perfect combination.


Now that you’ve gathered the ingredients, it’s time to start preparing the dough for your chocolate-covered strawberry cookies. Mixing techniques are crucial to achieving the perfect dough consistency.

Begin by creaming together the butter and sugar until it becomes light and fluffy. This can be done using a stand mixer or a hand mixer on medium speed. Next, add in the egg and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.

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Gradually add in the dry ingredients, including the flour, baking powder, and salt, and mix until just combined. Be careful not to overwork the dough, as this can result in tough cookies. If the dough seems too dry, add a tablespoon of milk at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.

Once the dough is mixed, wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before rolling it out and cutting it into shapes.


To take these cookies to the next level, all you need to do is infuse them with the sweet and tangy taste of fresh strawberries. Start by finely chopping some ripe strawberries and adding them to the dough.

This will give the cookies a subtle flavour that will leave you wanting more. But why stop there? If you’re feeling adventurous, try experimenting with different flavours.

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Maybe add a hint of vanilla extract or a sprinkle of cinnamon to complement the strawberry flavour. The possibilities are endless, so let your creativity run wild and see where it takes you. Your taste buds will thank you for it!


Forming these delicious treats is easy – simply roll the dough into small balls and place them on a baking sheet. However, the shaping techniques you use can greatly affect the final texture of the cookie.

If you want a chewy and thick cookie, go for larger balls. On the other hand, if you prefer a crispy and thin cookie, opt for smaller balls.

When forming the cookie dough balls, make sure they are evenly shaped to ensure even baking. You can use a cookie scoop or a tablespoon to measure the dough, or you can simply roll them by hand.

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To achieve a uniform shape, gently press down on the dough to flatten it slightly before baking. Whatever shaping technique you choose, be mindful of the size and shape of the dough to achieve your desired cookie texture.


Achieving the perfect texture for your chocolate-covered strawberry cookies requires paying close attention to the baking process. To start, preheat your oven to the recommended temperature and use a baking mat or parchment paper to prevent sticking.

When placing your cookies on the baking sheet, make sure to leave enough space in between to prevent them from spreading too much during baking. As you bake your cookies, keep an eye on them and avoid opening the oven door too often, as this can cause fluctuations in temperature.

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Follow the recommended baking time, but also use your senses to determine when they’re done. Look for a slightly golden brown color on the edges and a firm, but slightly soft center. Remember, it’s better to slightly under-bake than over-bake, as this will ensure a chewy and delicious cookie.

By following these tips for achieving the perfect texture and avoiding common baking mistakes, your chocolate-covered strawberry cookies will be a hit with anyone who tries them.


Now that your cookies are perfectly baked, it’s time to take them to the next level by dipping them in chocolate. This step is crucial in creating the ultimate chocolate-covered strawberry cookies.

But before you start dipping, you need to know the techniques for melting chocolate. You can either use a double boiler or a microwave to melt your chocolate. If you choose to use a microwave, make sure to stir the chocolate every 30 seconds to prevent it from burning.

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Once your chocolate is melted, it’s time to choose the perfect dipping tool. When it comes to dipping tools, there are a few options to choose from. You can use a fork, a toothpick, or a dipping tool specifically designed for chocolate. The key is to choose a tool that will allow you to fully coat the cookie in chocolate without making a mess.

Once you have your dipping tool ready, simply dip the cookie into the melted chocolate and use the tool to fully coat it. Place the cookie on a parchment-lined baking sheet and let it cool until the chocolate hardens.

With these techniques and tools, you’ll be able to create the perfect chocolate-covered strawberry cookies that will impress anyone who tries them.


To fully enjoy your delectable creation, grab a plate and stack your freshly dipped treats next to a dollop of whipped cream and a juicy strawberry. This creates a beautiful dessert display that will have your taste buds doing a happy dance.

You can also get creative with your presentation ideas by arranging your cookies on a tiered cake stand or placing them in a decorative box for a gift.

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When it comes to pairing suggestions, chocolate-covered strawberry cookies go great with a cup of coffee or a glass of cold milk. If you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing them with a fruity red wine or a creamy chocolate liqueur.

No matter how you choose to serve and enjoy your chocolate-covered strawberry cookies, they’re sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and impress your guests with their delicious flavour and beautiful presentation.

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Are you tired of the same old cookie recipes? Do you crave something new and exciting that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than chocolate-covered strawberry cookies! These decadent treats combine the classic flavours of chocolate and strawberries in a unique and delicious way.


  • Mixing Bowls
  • Baking Sheet
  • Food Processor or Multi Tool
  • 1.5 Table Spoon Cookie Scoop
  • Pink Food Coloring


  • 2 ½ cups 45 g freeze-dried strawberries see note (1.5oz)
  • 1 cup 226 g unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup 200 g granulated sugar
  • Pink food coloring optional
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ¾ cups 215 g all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup 50 g granulated sugar for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  • Place freeze-dried strawberries in a food processor and pulse repeatedly until they’re ground to a fine dust. Measure out 1 Tablespoon of fine powder and place in a small dish (for rolling the cookies).
  • 2 ½ cups (45 g) freeze-dried strawberries
  • Combine butter and granulated sugar in large bowl and use an electric mixer to beat until well-creamed (about 2 minutes on md-high speed).
  • 1 cup (226 g) unsalted butter,1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar
  • Add strawberry powder (minus the Tablespoon which you will reserve for later) and stir on low-speed until combined.
  • If desired, add pink food coloring until desired color is achieved.
  • Pink food coloring
  • Stir in egg until combined.
  • 1 large egg
  • In a separate dish, whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda. With mixer on low-speed, gradually add to the strawberry mixture in 3 parts, stirring until completely combined.
  • 1 ¾ cups (215 g) all-purpose flour,¾ teaspoon salt,½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Take your reserved strawberry powder from earlier and add ¼ cup (50 g) of granulated sugar. Whisk until well-combined.
  • ¼ cup (50 g) granulated sugar
  • Scoop dough by level 1 ½ Tablespoon and roll between your palms to make a smooth ball. Roll through the strawberry/sugar mixture until completely coated and place on a parchment lined baking sheet, spacing at least 2” apart.
  • Bake in center rack of 350F (175C) oven for 11 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for several minutes before using a spatula to carefully transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely before enjoying.


Freeze-dried strawberries

These are usually sold in the grocery store in the dried fruit and nut section. I place these in a food processor and pulverize them until they’re fine dust.


Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
 Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered an estimate only. Actual nutritional content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, cooking methods, portion sizes, and more.


How long will the cookies last before they go stale?

You know that feeling of excitement when you finally get your hands on a delicious batch of cookies? But what happens when they start to go stale?

You might have heard some theories about how long cookies can last before they become inedible, but the truth is, it depends on how you store them. To keep your cookies fresh, make sure to store them in an airtight container at room temperature.

If they do start to go stale, don’t worry! There are ways to revive them. Try placing a slice of bread in the container with the cookies, or simply pop them in the microwave for a few seconds.

With these storage tips and methods for revival, you can enjoy your cookies for days to come. So go ahead and indulge in your favourite treats without fear of them going stale.

Can I use frozen strawberries instead of fresh ones?

If you’re debating between using frozen or fresh strawberries for your baking needs, there are pros and cons to both options. One advantage of using frozen strawberries is that they often cost less than fresh ones and can be stored for longer periods of time. However, frozen strawberries may have a slightly softer texture and less vibrant flavour than fresh ones.

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When it comes to flavour impact, fresh strawberries are the way to go. They have a bright and juicy taste that can enhance any dessert. Ultimately, the decision between using fresh or frozen strawberries depends on personal preference and availability. If you have access to fresh strawberries, it’s worth using them for their superior taste. But if you’re on a budget or can only find frozen strawberries, they can still be a viable option for your baking needs.

Can I substitute the chocolate for a different type of coating, like caramel?

Looking for something exciting to add to your dessert menu? Why not experiment and try different coatings for your sweet treats? The possibilities are endless!

Imagine substituting the traditional chocolate coating for a smooth and gooey caramel coating that will make your taste buds dance with joy. The richness of caramel and the sweetness of strawberries combine to create a heavenly taste that will leave your guests wanting more.

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Don’t be afraid to try something new and mix it up a bit. With a little creativity and a lot of imagination, you can turn something ordinary into something extraordinary.

So go ahead, explore the world of different coatings and let your taste buds guide you on a delicious journey.

How many cookies does this recipe make?

If you’re looking to switch things up with your cookie game, there are plenty of recipe variations to explore. You can swap out different types of chocolate or experiment with different mix-ins. The possibilities are endless.

When it comes to serving suggestions, these cookies are perfect for sharing with friends and family over a cup of coffee or tea. They also make a great addition to any dessert spread or potluck.

While the exact number of cookies this recipe makes may vary depending on the size of your cookie cutter, you can expect to yield around 15-20 cookies per batch. So go ahead and get creative with your cookie-making, and enjoy the delicious results!

Can I add nuts or other mix-ins to the dough?

Who says you can’t mix things up? With this recipe, the options are endless. You can add any mix-ins you like to the dough, from nuts to dried fruit to candy pieces. Imagine the flavour combinations you can create!

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Crunchy almonds with sweet chocolate chips, tart cranberries with creamy white chocolate – the possibilities are endless. Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with different ingredients. Who knows, you might just discover the next big thing in cookies!


You’ve successfully created a delectable treat that is sure to impress your friends and family.

As you take a bite of your chocolate-covered strawberry cookie, you can feel the soft and chewy texture of the cookie melding with the sweetness of the chocolate and the tartness of the strawberries. The combination of flavours is like a symphony in your mouth, each note playing off the other to create a delicious harmony.

The chocolate coating adds a layer of richness that complements the fruity flavour of the strawberries, while the cookie base provides a perfect balance of sweetness and texture. You can almost taste the love and care that went into each step of the baking process.

As you savour each bite, you can’t help but feel a sense of pride and satisfaction in your creation. Your chocolate-covered strawberry cookies are not only a delicious treat, but a work of art that showcases your creativity and skill in the kitchen.

So go ahead and indulge in another cookie, and share the love and joy with those around you.

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Meet Sue Perera, the culinary aficionado behind our captivating recipe hub. An imaginative and talented young woman, Sue has an unwavering passion for all things food – especially those aromatic wonders, cinnamon and thyme. Her deep-seated love for these two unique spices inspired the birth of this website, but don't be fooled – her culinary repertoire extends far beyond these two ingredients.
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