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Red Velvet Cookies

Rated as 3.94 out of 5 Stars

"Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Create rich and dreamy cookies reminiscent of the classic red velvet cake."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 106 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen cookies)

Directions

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  1. Mix cookie mix, cocoa, butter, sour cream, food color and egg in bowl until soft dough forms.
  2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. Frost cooled cookies with frosting. Sprinkle with nuts. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 106 calories; 4.7 g fat; 15.3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 9 mg cholesterol; 56 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cookies are amazing! I definitely recommend putting the dough in the refrigerator for about an hour before baking. (If not you will end up with red hands and a gooey mess!) Press them do...

Most helpful critical review

I am not impressed with this one at all. Actually, we just threw the rest of the batch away. Hate to say it.... I followed the recipe just as it was written out but the cookies just tasted dry...

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This cookies are amazing! I definitely recommend putting the dough in the refrigerator for about an hour before baking. (If not you will end up with red hands and a gooey mess!) Press them do...

Made these for a party and were an absolute hit. My only advice to others (given some of the less than stellar reviews) is NOT to overbake. Cookies are moist, chocolately and delicious.

Delicious flavor, but they did not cook evenly, so i pressed (flattened) the second tray and they came out perfectly. I will deffinatley make them again!

Awesome recipe, very easy to make and very yummy!! I used homemade cream cheese frosting and skipped the nuts (due to allergies) and all three of my children (they are 4, 19, and 21) loved them!...

I am not impressed with this one at all. Actually, we just threw the rest of the batch away. Hate to say it.... I followed the recipe just as it was written out but the cookies just tasted dry...

We're on batch #3. :) After the first one, I added an extra teaspoon each of butter and sour cream and chilled the dough before baking. I flattened the balls slightly since they were pretty firm...

I really hoped this recipe was going to live up to my expectations. I was hoping for more of a red velvet cake like cookie. I agree with another member who said the cocoa flavor was a bit overpo...

I make red velvet cookies ALL the time and I always get asked for more! However I use a much simpler and easier recipe.

These are very easy and so good! They came out pretty small for me... and instead of chopped nuts on top I just put half of a pecan.