Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

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.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword red velvet cookie recipe, red velvet cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 88 kcal


  • 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. 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, baking soda 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.