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Red Velvet Cookies
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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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: red velvet cookie recipe, red velvet cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 88kcal
Author: Jill


  • 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


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


Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg