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5 from 6 votes

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Total Time
24 mins
 
This easy classic red velvet crinkle cookies recipe from scratch is made with simple ingredients. They are crispy on the outside but soft on the inside.
Servings: 40 cookies
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Calories: 136 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Butter Unsalted, room temperature
  • 1⅓ cups Sugar Granulated
  • 3 Eggs Large
  • 1 tbsp Buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice Or vinegar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Red gel coloring
  • 3 cups Flour All-purpose
  • ¼ cup Cocoa powder Unsweetened
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking soda
  • 1 cup Sugar Granulated, for rolling cookie dough balls
  • 1 cup Sugar Powdered, for rolling cookie dough balls

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and granulated sugar until mixture is light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, buttermilk, lemon juice or vinegar, vanilla extract and red gel coloring and mix until smooth.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Dump the dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix!
  5. Chill the dough for 2 hours or overnight.
  6. Scoop out small portions of the dough and make small balls. Roll them in granulated sugar first and then roll them in powdered sugar. Place them on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until the cookies are firm around the edges. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Potassium 49mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Sugars 16g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.