These red velvet crinkle cookies are soft and fudgy with a hint of cocoa flavour. These cookies are simple to make, and their colouring makes them perfect for a festive cookie!
These are easy to make cookies and although the dough needs chilling time, the cookies are ready in just 15 minutes.
What Do You Need to Make Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies?
This recipe calls for plain flour, caster sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, egg, milk, butter, red food colouring and icing sugar to roll the cookies in afterwards.
You will also need:
How to Make Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
- Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl: flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder.
2. In another container, mix the egg, milk and dye with a blender or whisk.
3. Add the mixed liquid ingredients from step 2 to the dry ingredients. Mix everything thoroughly.
4. Cover the finished dough with cling film and leave in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
5. Take out the chilled dough, roll small balls out of it, roll them in powdered sugar and put on a baking sheet.
6. Bake in an oven preheated to 190 degrees C for about 15 minutes until done
Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
- 210 grams plain flour
- 150 grams caster sugar
- 15 grams cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 40 millilitres milk
- 60 grams unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon red food colouring
- 100 grams icing sugar for dusting
- In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix the egg, milk and food colouring.
- Add the flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder and mix thoroughly.
- Cover the finished dough with cling film and leave in the refrigerator for 2 hours. After 1 hour 45, preheat your oven to 190 º C.
- Take out the chilled dough, roll small balls out of it, roll them in powdered sugar and put on a baking sheet.
- Bake the cookies for about 15 minutes until done.
How to Store Cookies
The best way to store cookies is in an air tight container at room temperature. The cookies will stay fresh for about 1 week but if your house is anything like mine, they won’t last that long because they are delicious!
Which is the Best Red Food Colouring for Red Velvet Cookies?
I like to use gel food colouring for red velvet cakes and cookies, and the Rainbow Dust Pro Gel is great. You can also use Sugarflair Extra Red colour as well.
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You might also like these cute Red Velvet Mini Cakes for Valentines Day.
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