Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

I love a Valentine’s Day treat! At the same time, I admittedly unfollowed an IG influencer who spouted “small” Valentine’s Day gifts for her kids – then the next thing we saw was coloring kits, playdoh sets, puzzles, stuffed animals, candy, play jewelry, and matching pjs. It is their job to get people to buy stuff – but none of us need the expectation out there that we’re showering the kiddos with so much stuff every single holiday. Cookies are the right answer – everyone can enjoy a soft pink cookie.

Strawberry Crinkle Cookies
Ingredients:

1 box strawberry cake mix
2 tablespoons flour
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Directions:
Mix the cake mix, flour, eggs, oil and extract together.

The Three Bite Rule - Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350-degrees.
Let cookie dough cool at least 10 minutes in the fridge.
Roll golf-ball sized balls (~1.5-2 inches) and gently roll in powdered sugar. Place onto a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray or with a silicone mat each one about 2 inches apart.
Bake 9-10 minutes and let sit on the baking sheet 1 minute out of the oven then carefully let cool on cooling rack.

The Three Bite Rule - Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

Enjoy!

I love these. They are delightfully soft and almost gooey. The strawberry flavor brings some summertime feelings to mid-February.

The Three Bite Rule - Strawberry Crinkle Cookies

Or make some Valentine’s Day Raspberry Muddy Buddies

The Three Bite Rule - Raspberry Muddy Buddy

Cheesecake Mousse Parfaits with Strawberries is a nice one too – with just a few ingredients!

The Three Bite Rule - Cheesecake Mousse Parfaits


Or some pink sprinkles onto yogurt would be the easiest way out yet there’s something about sprinkles that just makes everyone happy. 🙂

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