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Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

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These red velvet frosted cookies are so good. The homemade cream cheese frosting on top is perfection. Make these for your next party or a fun weekend day of baking!

Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3/4 C canola oil
  • 1 3/4 C sugar, divided
  • 3/4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 C flour
  • 1/3 C hershey cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp red red gel food coloring
  • 1 container of cream cheese frosting
  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
  • pam cooking spray



Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cream of tarter, and salt and whisk together to combine
  3. In a standing mixer, cream together the butter, canola oil, 1 1/2 C sugar, powder sugar, water, eggs and red food coloring until combined.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until combined
  5. Using an ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough and roll it into a ball
  6. Place onto the cookie sheet
  7. Using the remaining sugar, pour the sugar onto a plate.
  8. Using a glass, spray the bottom of the glass and dip it into the sugar
  9. Lightly press the bottom of the glass onto the cookie dough and press down
  10. Repeat steps with remaining dough on the cookie sheet
  11. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the top doesn’t feel doughy anymore
  12. Once the cookies have been baked, let them cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack
  13. Once all cookies have been baked and cooled, scoop cream cheese frosting into piping bag.
  14. Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe small dollops of the frosting on top of the cookies
  15. Smooth frosting out with a knife
  16. Let cookies sit for 30 minutes so that the frosting can harden before enjoying!

Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

Servings: 36 cookies

Red Velvet Frosted Cookies

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
22 mins
 
These red velvet frosted cookies are so good. The homemade cream cheese frosting on top is perfection. Make these for your next party or a fun weekend day of baking!

Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3/4 C canola oil
  • 1 3/4 C sugar divided
  • 3/4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 C flour
  • 1/3 C hershey cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp red red gel food coloring
  • 1 container of cream cheese frosting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cream of tarter, and salt and whisk together to combine
  3. In a standing mixer, cream together the butter, canola oil, 1 1/2 C sugar, powder sugar, water, eggs and red food coloring until combined.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until combined
  5. Using an ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough and roll it into a ball
  6. Place onto the cookie sheet
  7. Using the remaining sugar, pour the sugar onto a plate.
  8. Using a glass, spray the bottom of the glass and dip it into the sugar
  9. Lightly press the bottom of the glass onto the cookie dough and press down
  10. Repeat steps with remaining dough on the cookie sheet
  11. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the top doesn't feel doughy anymore
  12. Once the cookies have been baked, let them cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack
  13. Once all cookies have been baked and cooled, scoop cream cheese frosting into piping bag.
  14. Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe small dollops of the frosting on top of the cookies
  15. Smooth frosting out with a knife
  16. Let cookies sit for 30 minutes so that the frosting can harden before enjoying!
Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Frosted Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 87mg4%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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