“Mary Jane Watson” strawberry shortbread cookies

Mary Jane Watson strawberry shortbread cookies
Mary Jane Watson strawberry shortbread cookies

Sometimes I think what meal falling in love shy teenager can make for the girl, if he is not a good cooker. I imagine Peter Parker, the friendly neighborhood Spiderman, wanted to surprise his beloved Mary Jane Watson.  He can make a special treat – strawberry shortbread cookies. These cookies are soft, crumbly, and fragrant, just like Mary Jane herself. Peter knew that the strawberry jam filling would make them even more delicious and he couldn’t wait to see the smile on her face when she tried them.



  • Butter 170 g.
  • Sugar 50 g.
  • Egg yolks 3
  • A pinch of salt
  • Flour 250 g.
  • Strawberry jam
strawberry shortbread cookies calories
Strawberry shortbread cookies calories

How to make “Mary Jane Watson” strawberry shortbread cookies

Step 1. In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter, sugar, and salt until fluffy.

Step 2. Add the egg yolks one at a time, continuing to beat the mixture.


Step 3. Gradually add the flour and knead the dough until it forms a smooth ball.

shortbread cookies dough
shortbread cookies dough

Step 4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 170°C (338°F).

Step 5. Pinch off small pieces of dough, roll them into balls, and make a depression in the center with your finger.

Step 6. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet and add a spoonful of strawberry jam into the depression.

Step 7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cookies are golden brown.

Step 8. Let the cookies cool completely on a wire rack before serving.

Peter was thrilled when Mary Jane took a bite of the cookies and her eyes lit up with delight. These “Mary Jane Watson” strawberry shortbread cookies were the perfect sweet treat for his sweet Mary Jane. How do you think what else Peter can cook?