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Sugar Cookie Strawberry Pies

Sugar Cookie Strawberry Pies

Ingredients

Sugar Cookie Cups

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour spooned in & leveled- not scooped
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Strawberry Glaze

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 box strawberry jell-o powder

2 lbs strawberries - washed & hulled

whipped topping

Instructions

Bake cookie cups

  1. In a small bowl whisk together flour & baking powder - set aside
  2. In mixer bowl beat butter until soft
  3. Add sugar & mix well
  4. Add egg- mix again
  5. Add vanilla
  6. Add flour & mix until dough begins to clump together
  7. Roll dough into a ball & wrap with plastic wrap- refrigerate 1 hour
  8. Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees
  9. Pull off pieces of dough & roll into balls- then press into the wells of your muffin tin pan making the cup shape
  10. Bake 12-15 minutes & allow to cool in pan before removing
  11. To remove you can slide a butter knife along the side- they should pop right out

Prepare glaze

  1. Combine water, sugar & cornstarch in small saucepan & bring to a boil, whisking constantly until mixture is less white-more clear (you will notice it getting thicker & will be hazy)
  2. Remove from heat & whisk in jell-o powder
  3. Allow to cool for approx 5-10 minutes while you assemble your "pies"
  4. (don't wait too long, it will solidify as it cools)

Assemble

  1. Add your prepared strawberries to the tops of cooled cookie cups
  2. Drizzle with semi-cooled glaze
  3. Top with whipped cream