These cookies are so good! These cookies end up looking a precious pink colour. If desired you can substitute other berries or a mixture, if you wish.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 pint strawberries, pureed
- 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and the shortening. Beat in the baking soda, eggs and strawberry puree until just blended. Stir in the flour salt and pecans, mix well.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes.