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Red Velvet Cookies
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Red Velvet Cookies |

Red Velvet Cookies is a whole wheat chocolate-flavored cookie that is red-colored. Either red food color or beetroot juice can be used.
Prep Time30 mins
Bake Time17 mins
Total Time47 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Servings: 30 ookies
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Oven


  • Whole Wheat Flour – 1 cup
  • Cane Sugar – ¾ cup
  • Soft unsalted butter – ½ cup
  • Cream Cheese – ¼ cup
  • Cocoa Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Red Food Color / Beetroot juice – as needed


  • In a mixing bowl cream together butter and can sugar until they are well combined. Next, add in the cream cheese and food color or beetroot juice as needed.
  • Combine everything together until they mix evenly. Now add in the All-purpose flour, Cocoa powder, and baking powder. Knead everything together to form a soft dough.
  • Using a rolling pin roll the dough flat with ¼ inch thickness and the using your fav cookie cutter cut to form shapes.
  • Refrigerate the cookie dough for about 30 mins. After that preheat the oven at 180 deg C for about 10 mins and then bake for about 15-17 mins until the base of the cookies starts turning brown.


  • The baking time may vary from oven to oven. So keep a check after 12 mins. Mine took sharp 16 mins to bake.
  • The cookies appear soft after baking, it will become crisp after cooking.
  • Store the cookies in an airtight container.
  • The cookies may get burn easily, so keep an eye after 12 mins.
  • If using beetroot juice, use 2-3 tbsp of juice depending on the color you require for the cookies.
Keyword Red Velvet Cookies
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