Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

I don’t know what’s come over me.  I don’t even like red velvet.

I do like cookies, though, and I’m hard pressed to turn one down, no matter the flavor.

Even better, these came together in a flash.  Yes, I used a cake mix for the base.  I happen to love cake mix cookies and I am unapologetic about it.  🙂

These cookies came out so soft and chewy; but I have to admit, they were a little plain for my liking.

So I added even more powdered sugar.

And about a cup of white chocolate chips to the batter. Because everything is better with more chocolate, yes?

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat and set aside.
  2. Melt butter; set aside to cool. Place powdered sugar and cornstarch in shallow dish. Mix with a fork to blend.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine melted butter, eggs, and cake mix; mix by hand until a dough forms. Fold in white chocolate chips, if desired.
  4. Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in powdered sugar.
  5. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
Notes
recipe just barely adapted from here

If cake mix cookies aren’t your thing, here are some other red velvet recipes you might like:

 

Red Velvet Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

 

Red Velvet Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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9 Comments

    • Ashley

      These were pretty good, for red velvet! 🙂 I sent most of ’em to work with my husband, and they got rave reviews.

      Reply
    • Ashley

      Haha, you know I am NOT a red velvet fan at all, but these were pretty tasty. And you’re too kind about the pictures. I thought they ended up looking a little busy, but I didn’t have time for a redo, so…your support means a ton!

      Reply
  1. Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos

    Oh RED VELVET is a fave of mine 🙂 I made a similar cookie last week that was soooo good – yours look lovely, Ashley!
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    • Ashley

      Thanks Dorothy!

      Reply
  2. kerry crotzer

    you can use other flavors i guess?

    Reply
    • Ashley

      You sure can!

      Reply

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