Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's cookie exchange season! These Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies will be the first to go!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24 servings


  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  • In a bowl mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Stir in food coloring and vanilla extract.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until combined. Chill the dough for 2 hours.
  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF and grease cookie sheets with cooking spray. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the powdered sugar, leaving about 2-inches apart on the cookie sheets.
  • Bake until cookies are puffed, about 10 minutes. Cool and serve.


If you like a chewy cookie, cook these for about 8-9 minutes.
Add 1 cup of chocolate chips to the dough to make these extra special.

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