Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that’s also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, birthdays or any day you’re craving a sweet treat!

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and no matter how you’re celebrating the occasion, these Red Velvet Cookie Cups should definitely be involved!

Having a “Galentines Day” dinner party with your girlfriends? They will love these! Celebrating with your significant other, yup, they’ll be a fan! Taking treats to a work or school party? These red velvet cookie cups will be the hit of the party!

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

After creating Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups with Nutella in December, I’ve pretty much determined that everything good in life comes in the form of a cookie cup and I can guarantee you, this will not be the last cookie cup recipe you’ll find on WhitneyBond.com!

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

Red Velvet Cookie Cups

The best part about these totally adorable and scrumptious treats, is that they’re also easy to make! Simply mix up the cookie dough, press it in a mini muffin tin and bake, then use the end of a spatula to press the cookie into a cookie cup and fill with cream cheese frosting!

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat! Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat! Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

Voila! Easy as that you have a totally adorable treat for Valentine’s Day, birthday parties or Mondays, because Mondays are hard and you deserve a cookie cup with your morning coffee on a Monday! 😉

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

If you’re looking for more delicious treats to satisfy your sweet tooth craving, check out these five popular dessert recipes on the blog!

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  3. Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes
  4. No Churn Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream
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Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!
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Red Velvet Cookie Cups

Red velvet cookie cups filled with cream cheese frosting are a delicious and adorable dessert recipe that's also easy to make! Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays or any day you're craving a sweet treat!

Ingredients

Red Velvet Cookie Cups

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp red food coloring
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp white vinegar

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 16 oz cream cheese , softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Red Velvet Cookie Cups

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Combine the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda in a small mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar together.
  • Add the egg and mix well.
  • Add the food coloring, vanilla and vinegar and mix well.
  • Add the dry ingredients and combine.
  • Grease two 24 cup mini muffin tins with cooking spray.
  • Fill the cups ¾ full with cookie dough.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 13 minutes.
  • After removing the cookie cups from the oven, use the end of a mixing spoon or spatula to make an indentation in the middle of the cookie cups.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes, move to a cooling rack and let cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Add all of the cream cheese frosting ingredients to a large bowl and cream together with an electric hand mixer.
  • Transfer the cream cheese frosting to a large ziploc bag.
  • Cut a small hole in the corner of the bag and pipe the frosting into each of the red velvet cookie cups.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 148kcal (7%)Carbohydrates 17g (6%)Protein 2g (4%)Fat 8g (12%)Saturated Fat 5g (25%)Cholesterol 29mg (10%)Sodium 140mg (6%)Potassium 38mg (1%)Fiber 1g (4%)Sugar 13g (14%)Vitamin A 294mg (6%)Calcium 18mg (2%)Iron 1mg (6%)
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