Red Velvet Cookies

Red velvet is everywhere these days. And it should be! The classic flavor isn’t just for layer cakes and cupcakes — try it in cookies.

Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies – these are perfectly soft and chewy, gorgeously red and dotted with creamy vanilla chocolate chips
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time48 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese, New York Style Red Velvet Cookies, NYC Style Red Velvet Cookies, Red Velvet Cookies, Velvet Crinkle
Servings: 36
Calories: 177kcal


  • 3 cups All-purpose flour 
  • ½ cup Unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • ½ tsp. Baking soda 
  • ½ tsp. Table salt 
  • 2 Sticks unsalted butter, softened (16 Tbsp.) 
  • 2 cups Sugar  
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tbsp. Liquid red food color 
  • 2 tsp. Distilled white vinegar 
  • 12 oz. White bar chocolate, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a separate bowl with a mixer on medium speed until fluffy, 5 minutes. Beat in eggs, food color, and vinegar. Mix flour mixture into creamed mixture just to combine.
  • Stir in white chocolate. Scoop dough with #30 scoop (about 2 Tbsp.) onto prepared baking sheets. Bake cookies until edges are set, 12–14 minutes. Let cookies cool on baking sheet, 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack.


Per cookie, Calories: 177
  • For consistent-sized cookies, use a #30 scoop, the equivalent of two tablespoons.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories177
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 24mg 8%
  • Sodium 78mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
    • Protein 2g 4%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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