Red Velvet Sugar Cookie Shortcake

filed under: Sandwich Cookies on April 9, 2012

I tend to use that term “shortcake’ pretty liberally.

I looked it up and decided that I was gonna stretch the meaning as far as you would let me.

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This sweet little treat was completely inspired by my Red Velvet Strawberry Shortcake.  Another of my “loosely adapted” shortcakes.

Only this time, I used sugar cookies.  Then I couldn’t find an easy recipe for Red Velvet Sugar Cookies so I made one up.

And they were awesome.  (sharing that with you soon!)

I used my favorite sugar cookie recipe.

Then grabbed some fresh strawberries and some whipped cream.  If you are a die hard strawberry lover you can even add some strawberry extract to your whipped cream!

Place a cookie on your plate.  Now a dollop of whipped cream.  Some strawberries.  And repeat.

 

I cut up my strawberries pretty small as I found it easier to eat that way.  Its all about easy eating here folks.  I am on a mission to get the food in your mouth in the best way possible.

I also made a few without the red velvet cookie just to be sure they would still taste good.  This type of food quality testing is very important.

Rest assured, I will do the tough jobs for you.

 

 

Red Velvet Sugar Cookies post coming soon.  I just couldn’t wait to share this dessert with you.  I know its going on my list for possible Mothers Day treats!

 

 

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  • Rebecca Lira says:

    I wish I had one of those sugar cookie shortcakes right now!!!!That looks super yummy!!!Picture perfect!!!I too want to try ur red velvet cookie recipe. I bought one the other day, and it was so dry and hard. Maybe it was old…Keep on baking and showing us more of ur beautiful sweet creations~~~

  • Sheena House says:

    These are beautiful!

    I *had* to comment on the amazing clever use of the err…tray. Tray?! Whatever!

    Old, wooden, aqua…meets red velvet and strawberry cookies? I’d never think!

    SO gorgeous!

    Someday I will learn to photograph food! Until then I’ll admire. 🙂

  • Creative2xmom says:

    I love these. I’ll be sharing them on my Sunday “To Do List” post. Thanks for sharing!

  • Seeds says:

    That looks delicious!

  • naomi says:

    If you are stretching it to things like this. . . .then by all means, stretch strawberry shortcake as you like. I love this! Such a great presentation and such a creative way to enjoy a classic with a modern twist!

  • Fernanda says:

    COULD YOU PLEASE MAKE RED VELVET CUPCAKES!!!!!!!!!!!!! pLEASEEEEEEEEEEE

  • Amara says:

    Thank you Amanda for your cake Recipe.

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