Strawberry Melting Moments

These soft, buttery strawberry melting moments cookie sandwiches melt in your mouth making them irresistible. They’re flavored with freeze dried strawberries to give them a light strawberry flavor with a hint of lemon. This recipe is a must-try!


Strawberry Melting Moments

Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly


Cookie Dough

  • 1 cup sticks of unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons freeze dried strawberries (powdered by grinding in blender)
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1oz freeze dried strawberries (powdered by grinding in blender)
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 tablespoon strawberry extract


Cookie Dough
Step 1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 2
Cream together the butter and sugar in a stand mixer.
Step 3
Next beat in the egg yolk, lemon juice, freeze dried strawberry powder and flour.
Step 4
Using a 1" cookie scoop, portion the dough onto the parchment paper. Leave about 2 inches in between each cookie.
Step 5
Bake 8-10 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Then, transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 6
While the cookies are cooling it's time to make the filling. In a medium bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup of butter and powdered sugar until smooth Then, add the freeze dried strawberries, strawberry extract and milk. Mix well.
Step 7
Pair up the cooled cookies and spread the filling using a knife on one cookie from each each pair. Place the other cookie on top. Sprinkle extra freeze dried strawberry powder on the cookies for decoration.


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