Fresh Strawberry Pecan Cookies

Fresh Strawberry Pecan Cookies

15 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
Recipe by  MARBALET

“These cookies are so good! They end up having a precious pink colour from the mashed strawberries. You can substitute other berries, or a mixture of berries, if you wish.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 dozen



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease, or line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the sugar and shortening together in a mixing bowl. Stir in the baking soda, eggs, and strawberries until just blended. Stir in the flour, salt, and pecans, and mix well. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until tops set and are lightly browned, about 15 minutes.

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I thought this recipe sounded very interesting and was anxious to try it. I was VERY disappointed. The cookies are not a pretty pink color. Instead, they have a dirty look and they spread out way too much. To me, they were a big waste of strawberries and pecans. The taste was just so-so besides being very unattractive. I have a restaurant and I make cookies to set out on the counter as an impulse purchase and not one person bought them. That's the first time that's ever happened.

Kristel K

Kristel K

I was a little worried trying this recipe, given the bad reviews, but thankfully, the cookies came out great! I had more than a pint of strawberries, so pureed them all, and used roughly a cup of strawberry puree. I also substituted chocolate chips instead of the pecans. The cookies were a lovely pink colour, and weren't too runny, though a little on the cake-y side. Overall though, they came out great!



These cookies came out nothing like I expected. I was very disappointed. I decided not to give them away for valentines day as I had hoped. The recipe was easy but the color was not attractive and the seeds from the berries added an unwelcome texture. I do not recommend this recipe.

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Amount Per Serving (48 total)

  • Calories
  • 108 cal
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 13 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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