Red velvet cookies are rolled in powdered sugar then topped with Hershey’s hugs, making them the perfect Valentine’s Day treat!
This recipe is just in time for Valentines Day!
These red velvet cookies are both beautiful and delicious!
Ingredients (makes 12 cookies)
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp red food coloring
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp white vinegar
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 12 Hershey’s Hugs Candies
Pre-heat the oven to 325°F.
Combine the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda in a small mixing bowl and set aside.
In a large bowl mix together the melted butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until smooth and creamy.
Combine the egg with the other ingredients. Add in the food coloring, vanilla and vinegar.
After the ingredients are combined well, add in the dry ingredients and mix well.
When the dough is ready, roll a heaping tablespoon into a ball then roll in the powdered sugar and place on a baking stone or parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake the cookies for 12-14 minutes.
After the red velvet cookies come out of the oven place a Hershey hug or kiss in the middle of the cookie and allow it to melt in.
These cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day parties or treats for your sweet <3
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Now let’s take a closer look at that chewy, red chocolate goodness!
Bake some today and share with the ones you love! (This single girl shared them with her roommates 😉 )
♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.
♦ Gluten Free Option: Substitute Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour to make this recipe gluten-free.
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