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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 CookiesDirections

  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

Red Velvet Cookies
 
Serves: 2-3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1½ C flour
  • ¼ C hershey cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • ¾ C light brown sugar
  • ½ C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon red food coloring
  • ½ C red sanding sugar
  • 24-36 peppermint bark hershey kisses, unwrapped
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
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!

Red Velvet Cookies

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