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CRUMBL Strawberry shortcake cookies

These CRUMBL inspired strawberry shortcake cookies are made using strawberry cake mix then topped with a smooth vanilla mousse and strawberry shortcake streusel
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: CRUMBL cookies, CRUMBL copycat cookies, crumbl strawberry shortcake cookies, strawberry cake mix cookies, Strawberry shortcake cookies
Servings: 8 cookies
Calories: 578kcal

Ingredients

Strawberry shortcake streusel

Strawberry cake mix cookies

  • 1 box strawberry cake mix
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup oil any unflavored oil works
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream

Vanilla mousse frosting

Instructions

Make the strawberry shortcake streusel

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchement paper and set aside.
  • In two separate small bowls, add in 2 tablespoons of flour in each one. Add in 1 tablespoon of butter in each bowl then add in the jello in one and the pudding in the other bowl.
  • Using a fork, mix the content of each bowl until combined and crumbly looking. Pour the strawberry jello streusel on one side of the pan and pour the vanilla streusel on the other. Bake in the preheated oven for 11 minutes.
  • Let the streusel cool down completely while making your cookies, then gently mix it to get the vanilla and strawberry flavors combined togehter.

Make the strawberry cake mix cookies

  • In a large bowl, add the strawberry cake mix, flour, oil, eggs, and heavy cream, and mix until the dry cake mix disappears.
  • Using a large cookie scooper, scoop out 8 equally sized cookie dough balls and bake in the 350F preheated oven for 9 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool down on the baking sheet for 15 minutes then transfer to a coolin rack.

Make the vanilla mousse frosting.

  • In a stand mixer bowl, using a paddle attachemen, mix the cream cheese until smooth and lump free. Add in the heavy cream, the vanilla pudding, and the powdered sugar and mix using a whisk attachement until it thickens. This will take baout 60 seconds on medium high speed.
  • Transfer the mousse frosting to a piping bag with a large piping tip, and frost the cooled down cookies. Top the cookies with the strawberry shortcake streusel and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 514mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 891IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1mg