These cookies are light and delicious and perfect for the warmer seasons. Freeze dried strawberries give them a flavor that is fruity without being overpowering. They are a fun dessert for the whole family!

What’s in Strawberry Lemonade Cookies?

The ingredients to these strawberry lemonade are super simple and easily accessible. You will need

  • Vegan butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Apple sauce
  • Vanilla extract
  • Freeze dried strawberries, blended into a powder
  • Baking soda
  • Lemon juice and powdered sugar

How to Make Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

One of the best parts of this recipe is that it only involves one bowl, making cleanup much easier.

  • Melt your butter
  • Next, simply mix the rest of the ingredients together!
  • Finally, roll your cookies into balls and bake them up!

Modifications and Substitutions

  • Apple Sauce
  • Sugars
  • If you want a thicker cookie, make half the sugar brown sugar, and put your dough in the fridge for one hour! This will make a cookie spread less, helping it be thicker.
  • Change up your glaze. You can replace lemon juice with vanilla extract or make a chocolate glaze. Totally up to you.

Strawberry Lemonade Cookies


For the Cookies

  • 1/2 cup melted vegan butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup freeze dried strawberries, blended into a powder
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

For the Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Melt your butter 
  • Mix the butter and strawberry powder 
  •  Add apple sauce 
  • Add all the dry ingredients and mix until just combined
  • Roll cookies into balls, either tsp or heaping tablespoon, depending on if you want small or large cookies. You will need two baking sheets. 
  •  Bake at 350 for 10 minutes 
  • Allow cookies to cool completely before adding the glaze
  • Combine lemon juice and powdered sugar. Spread glaze on the cookies.