Red Velvet cookies

If you are looking for an attractive cookie recipe, one of your best choices are red velvet cookies. These cookies are really suitable for valentine's day or other special occasions. They are attractive not only because they are delicious and have the most beautiful color but also their cracks make them even more desirable.


230 grams flour
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 teaspoon backing soda
0.25 teaspoon salt
200 grams sugar
111 grams room temperature butter
1 large egg
5 grams red food coloring


Red Velvet cookies

If you want your cookies to be crispy on the outside and crinkle you need to use all your ingredients in room temperature. Turn on the oven at 180C.

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Sift and whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder in deep bowl.

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Use a mixer to blend butter and sugar for 5 minutes.

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Add the egg to the bowl and beat them with the mixer until they are well blended.

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Mix the food coloring and egg mixture with your dry ingredients until your dough is well blended..

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Let the dough rest in the fridge for about 15 to 30 minutes.

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Take one scoop of the dough give them a roll by hands and shape it round, put the cookies on the oven tray. Bake at 180C for 8 minutes.

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Take the cookies out of the oven and let them cool, now you can enjoy them.

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Cook Detail

Servings 5
Calories per serving 502 Cals
Prepare Time 30 min
Cook Time 15 min
Total Time 45 min


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Tips and tricks

  • You should let the dough rest at least for 15 minutes.
  • If you want your cookies to be crispy on the outside and have some beautiful cracks, you need to use all your ingredients in room temperature. It is also important to whisk the ingredients long enough.

Background & History

There are many different types of cookies out there but personally, my favorite cookies are the ones that have soft texture. These cookies are also really soft but are crispy in the outside. I really suggest you to make these at least for once.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 502 Cals
Calcium, Ca 26.78 mg
Carbohydrate 75.83 g
Cholesterol 85.92 mg
Fat 19.89 g
Fiber 1.64 g
Folate 17.95 ug
Iron, Fe 0.89 mg
Magnesium, Mg 17.42 mg
Niacin 0.61 mg
Protein 6.64 g
Sodium, Na 392.7 mg
Sugars 40.11 g
Thiamin 0.06 mg
Vitamin A 608.78 iu
Vitamin B6 0.04 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg