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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Super moist, fudgy, Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies with an unusual ingredient that gives them a really amazing texture! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, How To Make Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 156kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs large
  • 2 teaspoons red food color
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powder sugar


  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt; set aside.   
  • In a large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. Add sugar and mix until light and fluffy; a couple of minutes. Add eggs, food color, and vanilla extract and mix until well combined. Gently fold half the flour and cocoa mixture to the egg mixture until just incorporated, then fold in second half the same way. Place dough in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Form dough into 1 1/2 Tablespoon balls. Roll dough balls in powdered sugar and place on Silpat lined cookie sheets.
  •  Bake cookies in preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for approximately 15 minutes then transfer to wire racks and cool completely.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg