In a medium bowl, measure out the flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.
In a mixing bowl, add the soft butter and sugar. Cream together until combined.
Add the room temperature egg and vanilla extract. Mix to combine. Scrape down the bowl to mix completely.
Add the bowl of dry ingredients and mix to combine.
Add the ¾ cup of strawberries to a bowl and add the ⅛ cup of water to hydrate. Mix to combine, then add to the cookie dough. Fold into the dough with a spatula.
Scoop the dough with a tablespoon scoop onto a parchment lined baking tray.
Combine the second strawberry and water amount together. Press the strawberries onto the top of each cookie dough ball. Freeze the dough for 10 minutes.
Bake at 325 for 12 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack, then enjoy!