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Christmas Red Velvet Cookies

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These red velvet cookies are the perfect holiday cookie! If you’re a red velvet fan, you’re going to love these yummy cookies topped with a peppermint Hershey kiss.

You’ll be the hit of the cookie exchange if you show up with a batch of these!

Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 C hershey cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3/4 C light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon red food coloring
  • 1/2 C red sanding sugar
  • 24-36 peppermint bark hershey kisses, unwrapped
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper



Red Velvet Cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar and brown sugar
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until combined
  4. Add in the red food coloring and mix until combined
  5. In a large bowl, mix the flour and cocoa powder until combined.
  6. Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out the dough and roll into a ball
  7. Roll the cookie dough into the red sanding sugar and place onto the cookie sheet
  8. Repeat steps for 11 more cookies
  9. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes
  10. Once cookies are baked, let cool for 2 minutes before placing a hershey kiss in the center
  11. Repeat steps with remaining dough
  12. Let cookie sit for 20 minutes to cool completely
  13. Enjoy!

Red Velvet Cookies

Servings: 36 cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
 
These red velvet cookies are the perfect holiday cookie! If you’re a red velvet fan, you’re going to love these yummy cookies topped with a peppermint Hershey kiss.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 C hershey cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3/4 C light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon red food coloring
  • 1/2 C red sanding sugar
  • 24-36 peppermint bark hershey kisses unwrapped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar and brown sugar
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until combined
  4. Add in the red food coloring and mix until combined
  5. In a large bowl, mix the flour and cocoa powder until combined.
  6. Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out the dough and roll into a ball
  7. Roll the cookie dough into the red sanding sugar and place onto the cookie sheet
  8. Repeat steps for 11 more cookies
  9. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes
  10. Once cookies are baked, let cool for 2 minutes before placing a hershey kiss in the center
  11. Repeat steps with remaining dough
  12. Let cookie sit for 20 minutes to cool completely
  13. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 57mg2%
Potassium 22mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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