Strawberry Lemonade Sugar Cookies
Author: Nikki
These Strawberry Lemonade Sugar Cookies are so easy and taste amazing! The strawberry and lemon flavors fuse together in both cookie and frosting and combine for an out of this world cookie!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar, divided
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5½ cups flour
Strawberry Frosting
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup strawberries, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, 1 cup of sugar and the powdered sugar. Add vegetable oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and eggs and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  4. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheet.
  5. On a large plate, spread ¼ c of sugar. Find a smooth bottomed glass and press it into the sugar to coat the bottom of the glass in sugar. Then press the sugar-coated-glass into the cookie dough balls and lightly press down until your dough begins to flatten and the edges around the glass begin to split.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Cool cookies on a cooling rack and then put them in the fridge until you are ready to frost them.
Strawberry Frosting
  1. Combine butter, powdered sugar, and sour cream in a medium mixing bowl and beat until smooth. Add strawberries and mix until just blended. Frost cookies when you are ready to serve.
Notes
Recipe adapted from: Vintage Revivals
Recipe by Chef in Training at http://www.chef-in-training.com/2016/07/strawberry-lemonade-sugar-cookies/